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What’s happening with crime in Georgetown? The Georgetowner interviewed Georgetown’s top cop, Duncan Bedlion, Commander of the Second District of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to find out whether progress […]
As of Friday, plans were that policing in Georgetown during the days before the Jan. 20 inauguration would be at the usual level with some increased visibility.
The nighttime scene along K Street from 29th Street past 34th Street has many residents upset about the ongoing criminal activity, which includes drag racing, drug dealing and muggings.
On Wednesday afternoon and early evening, the CVS at 2226 Wisconsin Ave. NW was closed while some 20 young people blocked the street in front of the store.
Positive developments regarding the issue of homelessness include the reopening of Georgetown Ministry Center, which is offering “modified window services.”
On June 10, despite the mayor’s opposition, the District Council unanimously approved several reforms to the Metropolitan Police Department.
Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion admitted that the police had failed to protect Georgetown businesses because their numbers were few and most were deployed elsewhere.
Now that street traffic has been greatly reduced by the stay-at-home order, officers are not the only ones more visible. So are potential lawbreakers.
Open to all, the meeting, co-sponsored by Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E and the Citizens Association of Georgetown, is accessible via the Zoom application or telephone.