01/25/2013 05:14 pm ET Updated Mar 27, 2013

MPD Has An Officer Named Wingblade, And He Flies Helicopters


The District's AlertDC messaging system is a handy tool for getting the latest weather, traffic, and utility advisories from the city's various agencies, but once in a while, a message seemingly intended for internal use makes it into the public feed. That was the case last night when a cryptic one-liner came out of the Metropolitan Police Department: "Per Officer Wingblade, Air support is available for midnights."

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