Crime and Police Blotter, Sept. 13

September 13, 2021

Here are some recent local crime and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) reports: Sept. 12 – Robbery Investigation: Currently underway for an incident on the 900 block of Barry Place NW. The suspect […]

Crime Report: Homeless Incidents, Arrests, Thefts

August 23, 2021

The following is a selection of crimes, incidents and arrests occurring in or around Georgetown over the last 35 days. Information provided by the Metropolitan Police Department, in part. Aug. […]

Body Recovered From the C&O Canal

July 23, 2021

A body was pulled out of the C&O Canal between 33rd and 34th Streets NW late Friday afternoon. Metropolitan Police Department investigators were on the scene with a tent on […]

Bizarre Crash on M St. Injures at Least 3 Pedestrians, One Critically  

July 22, 2021

At least three people were reported injured — one critically — on M and 29th Streets NW in Georgetown after being reportedly struck by a car at approximately 11 a.m. […]

Car Found on Water St. Involved in Shooting Outside Nats Park

July 21, 2021

One of the automobiles involved in the Saturday night shooting, which wounded three persons outside Nationals Park July 17 on South Capitol Street, was recovered in Georgetown July 19. The […]

Shooting Stirs Panic at Nats Park: Crime and Police Blotter, July 19

July 19, 2021

This weekend marked a barrage of gun violence which resulted separately in the death of a six-year-old girl and panic at Nationals Park. Washington Nationals, Mayor Bowser Release Statement on […]

Police Chief Robert Contee on Crime Prevention, Security, Police Reform

May 24, 2021

“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 […]

Mayor to Citizens: ‘Policing at Critical Point’ 

May 17, 2021

“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 News: Police Shooting, Vaccine Sites, Bicyclist Killed, Cicadas

May 3, 2021

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. […]

May Day 50 Years Ago: The Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History


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.