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Washington Post Editors

What kind of crimes tend to show up more frequently during the holidays?

Matt Zapotosky takes a look in a story detailing some of the things area police departments are doing in anticipation of seasonal crime:

Police across the region are beefing up patrols, adding DUI checkpoints and stationing undercover officers at major shopping centers in an effort to curb three things that for them are more common than snow on the holidays: shoplifting, drunken driving and robbery.

Read the full story on to learn what law enforcement agencies in your area are doing.

By Washington Post Editors  |  December 3, 2009; 1:53 PM ET
Categories:  From the Post , Matt Zapotosky , The Region  
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