Update 3 p.m.: Lanier was not picked to sit on a jury.

Imagine the look on the face of the defendant who gets this prospective juror on a trial: Sitting in the third floor jury lounge of D.C. Superior Court Thursday morning — though not in her police uniform — was D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier.

Wearing casual clothes, Lanier blended in with many of the prospective jurors as they waited to be summoned to a courtroom to be interviewed by attorneys.

We’ll keep you posted if Lanier is picked.

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