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The 27-year force veteran will start in mid-September as Chief Cathy L. Lanier leaves for a job with the NFL.

  • Aug 23, 2016

No national search is planned, an official said, but outside applicants will be considered.

  • Aug 21, 2016

The District has escaped some police problems that other cities face, but that does not mean it is immune.

  • Aug 17, 2016

Lanier has headed the force in the nation’s capital for nearly a decade.

  • Aug 16, 2016

A roundup of news from across the Washington region.

  • Aug 15, 2016

James Greene, 50, of Catlett, Va., was killed in the Monday morning crash, police said.

  • Aug 15, 2016

The Kawasaki Vulcan rider apparently skidded on the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge.

  • Aug 15, 2016

Police said the youth has been charged as a juvenile with assault with intent to kill.

  • Aug 15, 2016

The shooting was one of three in August along a stretch of Georgia Avenue NW.

  • Aug 15, 2016

Three have been confirmed dead after the Wednesday incident, with others missing.

  • Aug 13, 2016
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