“A safe community is important in all the work we do and if people do not feel safe in their community, then we still have important work to do,” said Robert […]
“I believe that we are at a critical point in policing,” Mayor Muriel Bowser told the Citizens Association of Georgetown at its May 11 virtual annual meeting. “As you know, […]
Downtowner updates for April and May D.C. Man Shot and Killed by Police A Metropolitan Police Department officer fatally shot Terrance Maurice Parker, 36, a Black man, last Friday night. […]
For many in Georgetown in 1971, the protests were right outside their doors, as traffic was snarled and streets trashed, with tear gas in the air.
The shooting, reportedly drug-related, took place around 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, in a residence on the 1000 block of Thomas Jefferson St. NW.
Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.
The mayor authorized the city administrator to “implement such measures as may be necessary or appropriate to protect persons and property in the District of Columbia” for 15 days.
In tapping Contee, 48, a native Washingtonian who began his career in 1989 as an MPD cadet, the mayor chose to forgo a nationwide search to replace outgoing Chief Peter Newsham.
The Georgetowner sat down with Newsham on a Zoom call to discuss D.C. policing in the era of COVID, Black Lives Matter, District Council conflicts and rising crime in Georgetown.
The agenda for tonight’s virtual meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E includes a presentation by Perkins Eastman regarding the Jelleff Recreation Center feasibility study.