Category: Metropolitan Police Department

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Jan
2021

DC Residents Concerned Inauguration Violence Will Spill Across The CityDC Residents Concerned Inauguration Violence Will Spill Across The City

DC residents and businesses are concerned that law enforcement will be focused on inauguration without sufficient availability to respond to areas outside of the red zones.  The Metropolitan Police Department will be fully active leading up to and on inauguration day, backed by members of the National Guard and other law enforcement officials.  People will […]

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Jan
2021

‘I Might Die’: Officer Details 3 Times He Was Worried For His Life During Capitol Riot‘I Might Die’: Officer Details 3 Times He Was Worried For His Life During Capitol Riot

An officer who had been on duty since 7 a.m. on Jan. 6 said he was concerned for his life several times the day of the Capitol riot in Washington, D.C., an ABC affiliate reported. Metropolitan Police Department Officer Daniel Hodges, 32, was attacked by rioters trying to pull the gas mask from his face […]

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Jan
2021

Multiple Agencies Will Participate In Inauguration Security Including The FBI And CBPMultiple Agencies Will Participate In Inauguration Security Including The FBI And CBP

Several agencies are participating in the U.S. Secret Service’s security protections around the inauguration in Washington, D.C., including the FBI and Customs and Border Protection. The Metropolitan Police Department and the National Guard will join the FBI and Customs and Border Protection to participate in security efforts surrounding President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20. FBI […]

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Jan
2021

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Asks Trump And Several Federal Agencies To Help Prepare For Biden InaugurationDC Mayor Muriel Bowser Asks Trump And Several Federal Agencies To Help Prepare For Biden Inauguration

Democratic D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump and various federal agencies for help preparing for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden following a riot at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6. Bowser asked Trump to declare a pre-emergency disaster for Washington, a measure that was taken before former President Barack Obama’s inauguration in […]

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Jan
2021

Capitol Miscalculated Threat From Pro-Trump Rally, DC Police Chief SaysCapitol Miscalculated Threat From Pro-Trump Rally, DC Police Chief Says

The Washington, D.C. police chief believes the Capitol Police miscalculated what President Donald Trump supporters, who are generally pro-law enforcement, would do before a group stormed the Capitol Wednesday, the DCist reported Friday. Acting Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee III said that unlike the Capitol Police, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) prepared for the pro-Trump […]

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Jan
2021

Proud Boys Leader Banned From Washington, DC After Day In CourtProud Boys Leader Banned From Washington, DC After Day In Court

The leader of the Proud Boys was banned from staying in Washington, D.C. until his next court hearing, a judge ruled Tuesday. Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio, 36, was charged with stealing and destroying a Black Lives Matter banner and for possessing two high-capacity firearm magazines and issued a pretrial stay away order, according to […]

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Jan
2021

Firearms Prohibited In DC During Pro-Trump Protests, Police SayFirearms Prohibited In DC During Pro-Trump Protests, Police Say

Firearms will be prohibited within 1,000 feet of demonstration activity in Washington, D.C. this week, according to notices posted by the Metropolitan Police Department. All firearms are banned within 1,000 feet of where the signs are posted ahead of pro-President Donald Trump demonstrations against certifying the electoral college votes for the 2020 presidential election, Fox […]

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Dec
2020

Gun Violence Victims Will Be Honored By Motorcades In DC On Christmas And New Year’s EveGun Violence Victims Will Be Honored By Motorcades In DC On Christmas And New Year’s Eve

Around 100 vehicles will participate in motorcade memorials for victims of gun violence on Christmas day and New Year’s Eve in Washington, D.C., the DCist reported Thursday. Participants will gather at the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) headquarters in Judiciary square to draw attention to illegal firearm possession and unsolved homicides and to commemorate victims of […]

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Oct
2020

Multiple Storefronts Are Boarding Up Windows And Entrances Ahead Of Possible Election Day Protests And Violence In DCMultiple Storefronts Are Boarding Up Windows And Entrances Ahead Of Possible Election Day Protests And Violence In DC

Several businesses in Washington, D.C. have begun to board up windows and other possible entrances ahead of potential violence surrounding election day, video shows. Kim, the owner of Press Liquor on 14th Street NW, said that he hopes everything is okay but that he isn’t sure what is going to happen,  according to a video NBC Washington reporter Adam […]

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Oct
2020

District Of Columbia Police Department Refuses To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Unrest Around Election DayDistrict Of Columbia Police Department Refuses To Say How They Are Preparing For Potential Unrest Around Election Day

The Metropolitan Police Department refused to discuss how it is preparing for potential violence and protests leading up to election day, and D.C. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser has not responded to requests for comment. Protests and riots have occurred in major cities across the nation, including Washington, D.C., since George Floyd died while in the custody […]

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