Editorial: Doing the Safety Dance
The Criminal Code Brouhaha Is an Opportunity to Do Better The District’s new criminal code bill is in limbo, after D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson pulled the legislation out of […]
Public Safety: MPD Reports Crime Down in Most Categories Over Last 2 Years
When horrific crimes are reported in daily local news, residents tend to feel less safe, regardless of favorable overall crime trends. Hence the skepticism some in the District have regarding […]
Mayor to Citizens: ‘Policing at Critical Point’
“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, […]
ANC 2E Contests Offer Neighborhood Perspectives
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E is like the city council of Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale. Eight elected commissioners, representing designated sections of the area, meet monthly, providing a forum for community […]
CAG Annual Meeting: Remote, But ‘Better Together’
Normally held in May, the annual meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown, at which new officers are introduced and plans for the new year shared, instead took place virtually on Sept. 22.
BID to Host Aug. 15 Public Safety Meeting
Among the Metropolitan Police Department officers attending will be Duncan Bedlion, commander of MPD’s Second District since the beginning of the year.
Mayor Addresses Budget Questions at Roundtable
Mayor Muriel Bowser met with several community newspapers in the Wilson Building on March 27 to outline her proposals for the District’s $15.5-billion fiscal 2020 budget and answer questions.