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Daily News Clips - April 25, 2017


The DC Police Union is asking members to fill out the following survey and tell Union leadership which issues you would like to prioritize during the contract negotiation process: • A video of a violent shooting was released by authorities. In the footage, the suspect walks up to the victim, shoots him, and then runs off as the victim falls to the ground. DC Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the person of interest. • Two DC Police Officers were injured in a car crash and taken to a local hospital. The driver who struck the police cruiser was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

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Fox5DC: Video shows violent shooting in DC; police search for gunman “Police have released video of a violent shooting in Northeast D.C. in hopes of finding the gunman responsible. The shooting happened on Wednesday, April 12 around 8:30 p.m. in the 800 block of 9th Street.”

NBC Washington: ‘The Vulnerabilities Are Immense’: Police Work to Find Missing Teens “All this week on News4 Today, we’re are focusing on missing children and the new steps D.C. leaders are taking to find them. News4’s Justin Finch explains why some of these kids leave home in the first place and where most of them turn up.”

Washington Post: Two D.C. police officers injured, driver charged with DUI after crash “Two D.C. police officers were injured in a crash after their police cruiser was struck by a driver who was later arrested for driving while intoxicated in Southeast Washington, officials said.”

WJLA: Have you seen them? DC Police seek to ID 2 persons of interest in 14th St. robbery “D.C. police are searching for two persons of interest who robbed an establishment in the 1800 block of 14th Street NW, a popular area with a number of restaurants and bars, on Sunday, April 16.”

Washington Post: Bomb threat reported near White House, but nothing found “D.C. police said part of 16th Street NW has reopened Monday after a report of a bomb threat. The incident was unfolding in the 800 block of 16th Street NW — near Lafayette Square and the White House.”

Police Update

DC Police Union: Contract Negotiation Survey Please fill out the following survey to let the Union leadership know which issues and concerns should be prioritized during the contract negotiation process.

Public Safety Update

Fox5DC: Workers injured after trench collapse at DC construction site “Four workers were injured after a trench collapsed at a construction site in Northeast D.C. Emergency crews responded to the scene around 9:15 a.m. along the 300 block of H Street.”

Washington Post: Man struck, killed by car in Northwest D.C. is recalled as outgoing, upbeat artist “He spun records at clubs on U Street, danced his way down the aisles of the hardware store where he once worked in Woodley Park and drew his own superhero comic books.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted April 25 2017 at 9:39 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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