Tag Archives: Crime

Chief Lanier Responds on Rising Crime in D.C.

Police Chief Cathy Lanier, in an email to MPD listservs today, shared the Metropolitan Police Department’s analysis of the recent rise in violent crime in the District. In the brief report, Lanier sought to place D.C. in the context of a national trend of rising crime facing major cities.

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Package Thieves Target Holiday Deliveries

Brown cardboard packages delivered to front stoops have become a sign of the holiday season, as people shop online or send gifts to loved ones across the country. Unfortunately, thieves are looking to snap up those boxes before their rightful owners can bring them inside. In a email Monday evening, Commander Michael Reese of the Metropolitan Police Department notified residents of the Second

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Burglaries Up 39% in Tenleytown Area

A recent spate of burglaries in the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District, which encompasses most of Washington, D.C.’s northwest quadrant, has residents understandably concerned. This past Tuesday, September 7, 11 burglaries were reported in a single 24-hour period in the Second District, including two in our own neighborhood on Butterworth Place. At a September 24 meeting, Commander Michael Reese reported

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August Crime Report

Through the quick action of a school resource officer the perpetrator of a sexual assault against a juvenile in Tenleytown was apprehended late last week. While burglaries, thefts, and thefts from autos remained the most prevalent crimes across the Second District (MPD 2D) and the Tenleytown area.

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