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District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says New York City's stop-and-frisk policy probably helped reduce crime but became a less acceptable police tactic as communities there became safer.
A spike in homicides makes September the deadliest month in Richmond since 2007.
D.C. police are investigating three homicides that occurred within a span of 2 1/2 hours.
The past year was a good one for Arlington County, with the jurisdiction boasting no homicides in all of 2011 and the lowest unemployment rate in the state.
Authorities have identified a body found near a creek in Northeast D.C. as that of a 56-year-old District man.
An Arlington County police spokeswoman says no homicides were reported in the county last year.