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The Metropolitan Police Department and Washington, D.C.'s Fraternal Order of Police reached their first mutually agreed upon contract since 2001.

MPD, Police Union Reach First Labor Contract Agreement Since 2001

The first mutually agreed upon labor contract between the Metropolitan Police Department and Washington, D.C. police union Fraternal Order of Police in almost two decades was reached Aug. 30, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced last week. Following more than a year of negotiations, the new contract offers union members increased[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record any interactions with residents to prevent racial bias incidents. Black Lives Matter D.C., the Stop Police Terror Project D.C. and the American Civil[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

London Man to Be Deported After Kidnapping Georgetown Student

The London man who pled guilty to kidnapping a Georgetown student last year now faces deportation following his Jan. 30 sentencing. Paolo Aldorasi was sentenced to a 24-month prison term after pleading guilty in November to assault with intent to commit robbery, according to a Jan. 30 news release from[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Bowser, Council Propose Expanded Sexual Assault Survivor Resources

Bowser, Council Propose Expanded Sexual Assault Survivor Resources

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) plans to expand the pool of confidential advocates for survivors of sexual assault, codify the duties of the District’s Sexual Assault Response Team and clarify the rights of survivors when they access emergency care in legislation proposed April 3. Announced April 13, the legislation[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

ACLU Sues DC Police Over Arrest of Transgender Activist

The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, D.C., filed a lawsuit late last month against four D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officers and the D.C. government on behalf of Lourdes Ashley Hunter, a local transgender rights activist who was arrested on a misdemeanor charge without a warrant last November. Hunter, co-founder[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Two Arrested for DC Security Camera Hack

Two people were arrested Feb. 2 in London for hacking the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s closed-circuit surveillance camera system eight days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration. About two-thirds of cameras were infected with ransomware, a type of attack that denies users’ access to computer systems unless a form of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments City News, News
MPD responded to reports of a suspicious package on M St. NW on Wednesday evening.

MPD Responds to Reports of Suspicious Package on M St. NW

Reports of a suspicious package on the intersection of M St. NW and Wisconsin Ave. NW prompted the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department to close segments of the street to investigate a possible bomb threat. MPD reported the site as safe and gave the all-clear at about 7:49 p.m. At[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

MPD Assistant Chief Steps Up as Chief Departs

Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Peter Newsham will begin his term as interim chief of the MPD on Sept. 17 following the retirement of Chief Cathy Lanier, as announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Aug. 23. This announcement comes one week after Lanier declared she would step down after[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

MPD Designates Zones for Online Good Transactions

To protect the safety of online customers in Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department announced April 21 the designation of three police stations as exchange zones where buyers of online goods can complete transactions with sellers in a safe environment under the surveillance of police officers. The move comes after[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Police Raid Policy Faces Criticism

The Metropolitan Police Department’s policy allowed officers to obtain search warrants for raids conducted between 2013 and 2015 based solely on officers’ training and experience, according to a study by The Washington Post and American University’s Investigative Reporting Workshop published March 5. The Fourth Amendment prohibits “unreasonable searches,” which is[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top