Crime Report: ‘Moechella’ Shootings Mar Weekend Celebrations

June 21, 2022

Promoting a celebratory weekend in the city, Mayor Bowser tweeted excitedly on Friday, June 17: “DC is Open.” And, “There’s Something in the Water,” she added, referring to the start […]

Fatal Shooting at 33rd & M St. 

February 1, 2022

A man was fatally shot in the 3200 block of M Street NW around 6:15 p.m., Jan. 31, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.   MPD Chief Robert J. Contee III […]

Downtowner DC: Vaccine, Bus Fares, Boebert’s Glock

January 11, 2021

Acting D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee warned that Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) will be subject to the same penalties as any other person caught in D.C. carrying a firearm.

Bowser Names Robert Contee New Chief of Police

December 23, 2020

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.