Crime: MPD Chief Cites 2022 Crime-Fighting Gains While Denouncing Gun Violence

January 3, 2023

On the first day of 2023, MPD Chief Robert Contee released a “Message from the Chief” lauding his department’s crime-fighting efforts last year while acknowledging the District continues to be […]

Profs & Pints DC: CSI Then and Now

November 10, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “CSI Then and Now,” with Dr. Victor Weedn, forensic pathologist, attorney, lecturer at George Washington University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore, and deputy medical examiner […]

Crime & Safety: MPD, D.C. Council Step Up Despite Violence, Fatalities

August 1, 2022

In the summer heat of 2022, the nation’s capital continues to grapple with issues of traffic safety and gun violence, though the D.C. Council and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) are […]

Crime: July 4 Parade Shooting in Chicago, K St. Homicide, D.C. Crime Rate Under Fire

July 5, 2022

National Headlines from this Fourth of July weekend are dominated by news of Chicago’s Highland Park Independence Day parade mass shooting, leaving 6 dead and dozens injured, ages 8 to […]

Crime Report: M Street Kidnapping, Two Arrests in Violent Georgetown Incidents

June 13, 2022

In the heart of Georgetown, an attempted kidnapping of a young male toddler took place on June 7 in broad daylight in front of Urban Outfitters on the 3100 block […]

Crime Report: Capitol Police Officer Indicted for Georgetown Incident; Metrobus Stabbing

June 6, 2022

In a bizarre case, a U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) officer was indicted on six counts, including federal civil rights charges after allegedly engaging in an unauthorized high-speed chase with two […]

Crime Report: Nine GU Incidents Including Sexual Assault

May 16, 2022

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) representative, Sgt. Robinson, spoke before the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2E to give a crime update for the Georgetown area at their monthly meeting held on […]

Crime Report: Kidnapping, Robberies, 2 GU Incidents

May 2, 2022

Minus a few cold spells, the weather around the District is warming up so expect the crime rate to rise as well. Over the last week, crime has mostly consisted […]

Crime Report: MPD’s Sexual Assault Unit Asking for Help

April 4, 2022

Arrests were made in a robbery offense on Water Street NW. Police are also asking for help with a burglary one and attempted fourth-degree sexual abuse.   April 3 – […]

Crime Report: 5 Serious GU Incidents and One Fatal Hit-and-Run

March 21, 2022

Property theft and stolen auto were low compared to previous months. Traditionally, crime will rise with the temperature so stay aware of your surroundings as the weather turns warmer. Below […]