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Daily News Clips - April 27, 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 man was shot and killed earlier this morning in the Woodland Terrace public housing complex. No suspect information is available at this time, and DC Police are actively investigating the incident. • A video was released of a hit-and-run incident near the H Street Corridor in Northeast. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the driver of a CVS Pharmacy vehicle, who collided with a parked car and drove away.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man killed, 2 injured in shootings around District “One man was killed Thursday and two other people were wounded in three separate shootings in Southeast and Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The fatal shooting occurred shortly before 4 a.m. in the 2700 block of Bruce Place SE, in the Woodland Terrace public housing complex just off Suitland Parkway.”

Washington Post: D.C. police arrest 15-year-old girl in 3 burglaries in Northeast Washington “A 15-year-old girl has been charged with burglarizing three residences in the Michigan Park area of Northeast Washington this month and stealing phones, credit cards, computer equipment and, in one case, a guitar, according to D.C. police.”

WUSA9: DC-paid security camera captures hit-and-run “CVS Pharmacy may have some explaining to do after an incident in Northeast D.C. this weekend. Northeast is the type of neighborhood where people work hard and take care of what they own, like the blue 1998 Chevrolet Prism parked on Staples St. just before 2 a.m. Saturday.”

WUSA9: Quick-thinking mom helps put potential sex trafficker behind bars “One determined mom made the D.C. streets a little bit safer Wednesday. She helped D.C. Police arrest a potential sex trafficker who wanted to pay her 13-year-old daughter for sex.”

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

WUSA9: Terror attack drill happening in D.C. “First responders will have practice drills to respond to a terror attack Wednesday morning in the D.C. metro area. The drill began around 7:30 a.m. and will be happening at six different sites in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. lawmakers get an earful on proposal to strictly regulate Airbnb “Several hundred District residents packed the D.C. Council chambers on Wednesday to debate a plan to impose strict new limits on ways property owners in the nation’s capital can profit from Airbnb and other home-sharing businesses.”

Washington Post: D.C. Council agenda, week of April 27 to May 3, 2017 “This is the meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees in the week ahead. All meetings are in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, unless otherwise noted. The agenda is subject to change. For updates and information, go to”

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

Posted April 27 2017 at 9:50 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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