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Metro D.C. PD To Hire 300 Cops

October 1, 2011
The Metropolitan (D.C.) Police Department should grow to 3,900 officers in the coming year, following Mayor Vincent Gray's announcement that the agency will hire 300 officers.

Drunk D.C. Cop Fired on Trannies

August 29, 2011
Officer Kenneth Furr apparently stood on the hood of his car, firing at people, and yelling threats such as, "I'm gonna kill you." Furr allegedly fired at the people at 5 a.m. Friday, after several verbal confrontations. Three people suffered injuries, and DCist reports that two were transgendered women.

DC Chief, Police Union At Odds Over Breastfeeding Policy

June 28, 2011
The Fraternal Order of Police claims the agency isn't adequately accommodating its breastfeeding officers with inadequate lactating rooms, binding body armor, and forcing them into patrol duties where they have difficulty pumping milk.

D.C. Officer Struck While Investigating Hit-and-Run

February 28, 2011
The officer was struck early Monday by a Honday, while investigating a hit-and-run where a pedestrian pushing a moped across the bridge was fatally struck.

Two Burglary Suspects Killed In Shootout With D.C. Police

February 15, 2011
A police shootout near Catholic University in Washington D.C. that killed two suspects ended a harrowing 40-minute rampage in which gunmen burst into a home filled with students and then beat, robbed and threatened to kill them.

D.C. Metro Chief Violated Whistleblower Act By Suspending Officer

August 29, 2010
The command staff of the Metropolitan (D.C.) police department, including Chief Cathy Lanier, violated the district's whistleblower act of 2005, when the department suspended an officer who told city officials about an illegal security deal.

D.C. Chief Stands Pat With Patrol Deployment After Transit Brawl

August 10, 2010
Metropolitan (D.C.) Police Chief Cathy Lanier won't increase patrols in the Chinatown area unless requested by Metro, following a weekend brawl at a train station that involved several dozen people.

Top PCP Distributor In D.C. Gets Life Sentence

August 6, 2010
Lonnell Glover, 48, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his role as leader of a Phencyclidine (PCP) and heroin distribution organization in the District of Columbia and Maryland. With two years of investigation, the FBI revealed that Glover was one of the largest regional suppliers of PCP and heroin in the area.

Point Blank to Outfit Washington DC Metro SWAT with Tactical Armor

July 21, 2010
Point Blank Solutions, Inc., today announced a new contract with Washington DC Metro SWAT to supply 90 tactical vests and related accessories, including leg armor and protective plates, among others. This latest contract was awarded to PACA Body Armor, Point Blank's subsidiary.

Hoodie-Wearing Man Robs Off-Duty D.C. Officer at Gunpoint

April 25, 2010
A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt robbed an off-duty D.C. Metro police officer on Saturday, and the officer fired at the fleeing suspect

D.C. Metro Chief Apologizes For 'Large Lips' Memo

April 16, 2010
D.C. Metro's acting police chief, Jeri Lee, issued a written apology to his officers for a training memo that sparked critiques of racial profiling.

Off-Duty D.C. Detective Waves Gun After Snowballs Pelt His SUV

December 20, 2009
A veteran Washington D.C. detective waved his gun angrily after his Hummer was hit with snowballs during the weekend's storm, the New York Daily News reports.

D.C. Police Freeze Hiring In Gay Liason Unit

October 12, 2009
The unit is staffed by openly gay and lesbian officers, and has dwindled to four officers from seven. Instead of hiring officers for those positions, Lanier wants to train patrol officers who ask to work with the gay community.
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