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D.C. Wire Archive: Crime and Public Safety

D.C. government observes moment of silence for Ariz. victims

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and council members led D.C. government employees in a moment of silence in observance of the Arizona tragedy. Gray (D) also used the 11 a.m. event to address gun control and mental health.

By Nikita R. Stewart  | January 10, 2011; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  City Life, Crime and Public Safety, D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray  
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Hildum steps down as D.C. juvenile justice chief

Robert Hildum, the interim head of the District's juvenile justice agency, who was installed in a shakeup over the summer, is stepping aside, he announced Wednesday morning.

By Henri Cauvin  | December 15, 2010; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, D.C. Employees, Vincent C. Gray  
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Cardin proposes moving New Beginnings facility to Walter Reed campus

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin (D) sent a legislative message to District officials this week, proposing to move the New Beginnings youth detention center from Laurel to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus.

By Ben Pershing and Henri Cauvin  | December 9, 2010; 5:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Crime and Public Safety  
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Mendelson defends D.C. police for pot bust

D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large), chairman of the Committee Public Safety and the Judiciary, is defending D.C. police for obtaining a search warrant that resulted in the arrest of a veteran CBS News radio reporter and his wife on charges that they were growing marijuana in the yard of their Georgetown home.

By Tim Craig  | October 4, 2010; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Tim Craig  
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Gray cancels unveiling of public-safety plan

D.C. Council chairman and mayoral hopeful Vincent C. Gray has canceled his announced plans to release a public-safety plan Tuesday afternoon. Gray, who is challenging Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary, was scheduled to hold a press conference and release the proposal at the Boys &...

By Tim Craig  | August 24, 2010; 1:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Crime and Public Safety, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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Wells lashes out at Fenty at DYRS hearing

D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) lashed out Monday morning at the Fenty administration for blocking D.C. police from addressing a hearing on juveniles who escape supervision by the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.

By Washington Post editors  | June 14, 2010; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  City Life, Crime and Public Safety, D.C. Council, Mayor Fenty  | Tags:  department of youth rehabilitation services, dyrs  
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Judge rips Fenty on Child and Family Services leadership, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 5, 2010
One day later, Fenty set to address shootings, Ann Marimow , March 31, 2010
Center for child abuse victims unveiled , Washington Post Editors , March 25, 2010
Southeast strip club moving to Northeast, Washington Post editors , March 22, 2010
New DYRS director, Vanessa Williams , January 11, 2010
Details emerge about fire official with Florida job, Anne Bartlett , December 16, 2009
D.C. youth services chief Schiraldi leaving for N.Y., Washington Post Editors , November 30, 2009
Mayor Says Police, Fire Retirement Benefits Preserved , Theola Labbé-DeBose , October 6, 2009
D.C. Police Union Files Papers in "All Hands On Deck" Case, Theola Labbé-DeBose , September 25, 2009
Cheh Asks Fenty to Appoint Leader on Water Pressure Issues , Theola Labbé-DeBose , September 25, 2009
Lanier Announces Appeal Filed in "All Hands" Ruling, Theola Labbé-DeBose , September 18, 2009
Fenty Takes Steps against Masonic Lodge in Northeast, Anne Bartlett , September 17, 2009
Mendelson Weighs in on Tony Randolph Hunter Murder Case, Theola Labbé-DeBose , September 10, 2009
Nickles Responds to Gun Suit, Anne Bartlett , September 10, 2009
Fire Station to be Named for First African American Chief, Theola Labbé-DeBose , July 17, 2009
New Member of DC Fire/EMS Press Office On The Way, Theola Labbé-DeBose , June 5, 2009
Residents Upset about Transfer of Police Inspector, Theola Labbé-DeBose , June 4, 2009
Albert Takes Time Out on Last Day to Chide Council , Theola Labbé-DeBose , June 1, 2009
'New Beginnings' for Youthful Offenders, Vanessa Williams , May 29, 2009
Mayor Fenty: Fire Department Improving, Hamil Harris , May 28, 2009
No Go for Police-Community Meeting Webcasts, Theola Labbé-DeBose , May 28, 2009
DC Cops Say Buckle up, Or Pay Up, Theola Labbé-DeBose , May 27, 2009
Fenty Witnesses No-Show for Crime Bill Hearing, Vanessa Williams , May 18, 2009
30th Annual Police Memorial Service (Photos), Theola Labbé-DeBose , May 11, 2009
D.C. Hosts National Police Week, Theola Labbé-DeBose , May 11, 2009
D.C. Police and the Quest for Public Information, Theola Labbé-DeBose , April 23, 2009
DC Fire/EMS Wants to Be Your Friend on Facebook, Theola Labbé-DeBose , April 6, 2009
Fenty Tells Homicide Detectives: Job Well Done, Theola Labbé-DeBose , April 3, 2009
Fenty Announces Changes After OCTO Scandal, Marcia Davis , March 19, 2009
Second D.C. Government Worker Arrested in Tech Scam, David A Nakamura , March 19, 2009
City to Fire 23 Technology Office Contractors, David A Nakamura , March 18, 2009
Fenty Initiates New Juvenile Tracking Program, Marcia Davis , March 11, 2009
Stimulus Money to Build New D.C. Firehouses?, Theola Labbé-DeBose , March 4, 2009
Breaking: Murder Charge Announced in Levy Case , David A Nakamura , March 3, 2009
Get Out of Jail....When?, Theola Labbé-DeBose , February 20, 2009
Breaking News: Prosecutors Want Barry Jailed, Marcia Davis , February 9, 2009
Law & Order in the District, Marcia Davis , February 6, 2009
Vigil Is Set for Jose Sanchez Today, Marcia Davis , February 6, 2009
Holder Faces High Expectations, Marcia Davis , February 5, 2009
Former D.C. Official Sentenced , Marcia Davis , January 27, 2009
Mayor Awards Groups Fighting Youth Violence, Mike McPhate , January 26, 2009
Fenty Supports Anti-Violence Campaign, Marcia Davis , January 23, 2009
Council Knocks Down Subpoena Power for Lanier, Marcia Davis , January 7, 2009
Mugged MSNBC Host Mika Brzezinski 'Was Very Scared', Theola Labbé-DeBose , December 18, 2008
Council Releases Report on OTR, Marcia Davis , December 15, 2008
City to Appeal Court Ruling in Rosenbaum Case, David A Nakamura , November 24, 2008
Cheh Releases Statement on Chevy Chase Deaths, Marcia Davis , November 24, 2008
Federal Judge Upholds D.C. Checkpoints, David A Nakamura , October 30, 2008
Under Pressure: Lanier in the Post Magazine, Washington Post Editors , August 22, 2008
Praying Away Violence in Trinidad, Marcia Davis , July 29, 2008
City Officials Meet With CFSA Senior Staff, Marcia Davis , July 18, 2008
A New Gang Strategy?, Marcia Davis , July 8, 2008
Political Blogger Shot in Adams Morgan, Marcia Davis , July 2, 2008
Mendelson to Introduce Bill to Repeal Gun Ban, Marcia Davis , June 30, 2008
Eager Beavers Look for Guns to Buy, Marcia Davis , June 30, 2008
D.C. Surveillance Camera Regulations Set, David A Nakamura , June 21, 2008
Group Sues Over Checkpoints, Marcia Davis , June 20, 2008
Police Checkpoints Debated at Hearing, Marcia Davis , June 16, 2008
Police Union Chief: Checkpoints Not Effective, David A Nakamura , June 10, 2008
Mendelson Seeks More Info on Safety Zones, Nikita R Stewart , June 6, 2008
Lanier: "More Extreme Tactics" Necessary, David A Nakamura , June 4, 2008
New Anti-Crime Efforts, Marcia Davis , June 4, 2008
Lanier Wants to Fire Reinstated Officers, Marcia Davis , May 23, 2008
Another Guilty Plea in D.C. Tax Scam, Marcia Davis , May 20, 2008
No Confrontation at Police Memorial Service, David A Nakamura , May 9, 2008
Breaking News: Police Rescind Fenty Invite, David A Nakamura , May 8, 2008
Pimp My Police Car, David A Nakamura , May 5, 2008
DC Tax Scandal Guilty Plea, Marcia Davis , May 2, 2008
DC Madam Commits Suicide in Florida, Marcia Davis , May 1, 2008
Just Wondering: Are We Numb to the Body Count?, Marcia Davis , April 28, 2008
Crossing Boundaries, Marcia Davis , April 21, 2008
Police Focus to Increase in Fifth District, David A Nakamura , April 18, 2008
Constitution Project to Mayor: Watch Those Cameras, David A Nakamura , April 16, 2008
Lanier: 80 Percent of Young Arrestees Are Fatherless, David A Nakamura , April 14, 2008
Police Achieve Milestone (*Updated), David A Nakamura , April 14, 2008
In Today's D.C. Extra, editors , April 10, 2008
Father of Brittany Jacks Sues District, David A Nakamura , April 9, 2008
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