MPD

Too often the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) gets only negative comments and I for one want to compliment them on the work they did during the inaugural weekend. Acting Chief of...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterThe District’s police service areas — neighborhood-level boundaries in which officers patrol — will soon be consolidated into larger sectors,...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterThe GroupMe messenger app is gone from Georgetown, withdrawn by a local business group in the face of withering media coverage that highlighted allegations of racial...
By Brady HoltCurrent Staff WriterThe Metropolitan Police Department has stepped up activities in Georgetown in response to an increase in robberies this year, Lt. John Hedgecock said in an interview....
Shortly after midnight last Thursday, John Bradshaw and wife Angie were startled by loud smashing sounds outside their house in the 1400 block of 33rdStreet. “What was that noise,” she...
Aside from speeding tickets, my record with the law is pretty clean.  So when a US Park Police officer threatened to arrest me, telling me I was violating federal law, I was in shock. My crime...
The Metropolitan Police Department will increase enforcement of noise violations starting in the early hours of Tuesday using a new law under which MPD officers may arrest violators based on whether...
It wasn’t a crime scene at Turtle Park on Van Ness Street, NW, off Massachusetts Avenue.  But last night police horses invaded the neighborhood ball field, children were fingerprinted and...