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Ryan J. Reilly

D.C. Police Take A Progressive Approach To Protests. It Wasn't Always That Way.

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As several dozen demonstrators began to march from the White House to Dupont Circle early Monday evening, squad cars from the Metropolit...

D.C. Police To Start Wearing Body Cameras

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 160 District of Columbia police officers will wear cameras that record them performing their duties as part of a six-mon...

110 D.C. Police Officers Have Been Arrested Since 2009

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.24.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officials in the nation's capital have been facing recent questions about headline-making arrests — not of hardened stree...

This Surveillance Program Thinks A Lot Of Normal Behaviors Are 'Suspicious'

Al Jazeera America | Jason Leopold | Posted 12.17.2013 | DC

In Washington, TrapWire processes so-called suspicious activity reports filed by members of the community and adds them to its massive national counte...

D.C. Police Search Home Of Officer In Investigation Of Prostitution Ring

The Washington Post | Peter Hermann, Ann Marimow and Clarence Williams | Posted 12.05.2013 | Crime

Authorities are investigating whether a veteran D.C. police officer was running a prostitution ring out of his Southeast Washington apartment, where t...

Man Shot By D.C. Police Dies After Ambulance Breaks Down

Posted 05.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A 34-year-old man shot by D.C. police after allegedly stealing a car at gunpoint died Wednesday following a shootout with responding off...

Officer Accused Of Michelle Obama Threat: It Was A Joke

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.24.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. police officer accused of threatening to shoot first lady Michelle Obama claimed Wednesday in a disciplinary hearing that he wa...

LOOK: Emancipation Day Parade Goes On, With Heightened Security

Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Emancipation Day Parade began at 11 a.m. to a modest and heavily-policed crowd. Early Emancipation Day parade crowd is spar...

'Heightened Security' In D.C. After Boston Explosions

Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

D.C. police spokesperson Officer Paul Metcalf tells The Huffington Post that the Metropolitan Police Department is "at a heightened level of security"...

Bomb Threat On U Street

Posted 04.14.2013 | DC

Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, WUSA9 reported that D.C. police were investigating a bomb threat on U Street: A D.C. police spokesperson says authorit...

Unlocked Police Car Stolen, Crashed

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Let's file this under "reasons not to leave your car keys in the ignition." Police are looking for a suspect who stole, then crashed ...

WATCH: You Have To Watch This Inauguration Weekend Video

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You might think that this video, showing what would appear to be a blazer-wearing drunk man pounding on and otherwise molesting a D.C. l...

Man Could Face Gun Charges After Saving Boy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

A Good Samaritan who shot a pit bull that was mauling an 11-year-old boy in Washington, D.C., on Sunday could face gun charges, WJLA reports. As th...

Out-Of-Town Cops Sworn In

AP | Posted 03.22.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 police officers from across the country have been sworn in ahead of Monday's presidential inauguration. The office...

Officer Allegedly Killed Girlfriend And Daughter To Avoid Child Support

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. -- A District of Columbia police officer embroiled in a paternity suit fatally shot his mistress before leaving their infant child...

Coolidge High School Student Shot By Fellow Student On School Grounds, Police Say

Posted 09.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An 18-year-old student at Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C. was shot on school property by a fellow student on Wednesday, just afte...

Lesbian Police Officers Sue D.C.

Posted 08.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Two female Metropolitan Police Department officers whose lesbian relationship started while they were detailed to the same squad car say...

Conflicting Reports On Michelle Obama Threat Investigated

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — If your job is protecting the first lady's motorcade, mouthing off about the boss can lead to more than a citation in a personnel f...

Michelle Obama Threat Investigated

Posted 07.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A District of Columbia police officer has been taken off a motorcycle escort for White House officials after he allegedly said he'd shoo...

Report: Driver In Gas-Soaked SUV Tried To Use Lighter After Crash

Posted 06.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Maryland man accused of driving a stolen Jeep Liberty SUV into a downtown office building on Friday night tried to use a lighter whe...

Arin Greenwood

Man In Deportation Case Is Free ... For Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Jai Shankar is no longer wearing the ankle bracelet that had been tracking his every move since 2010. Shankar was ordered to wear th...

Crime Time

Georgiana Bloom | Posted 05.08.2012 | DC
Georgiana Bloom

In District 2, even main thoroughfares like Wisconsin Avenue have dark stretches that are unavoidable if you're walking to or from the Metro at night.

D.C. Cop In Charlie Sheen Escort Case Plans To Sue

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 04.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A former District of Columbia police commander whose division provided a police escort to actor Charlie Sheen last April has given ...

Tyler Kingkade

Occupy Protesters Take Over K Street, Resulting In Dozens Of Arrests

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- At least 60 protesters were arrested on K Street NW, the historical lobbying hub of the nation's capital, as they blocked four key inter...

Brad Shannon

PHOTOS: Free Franklin Protesters Removed From Historic Building

HuffingtonPost.com | Brad Shannon | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Eleven protesters who call their group "Free Franklin" were arrested Saturday night inside the vacant Franklin School building in downto...