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Daily News Clips - January 4, 2017


A Prince George’s Police Officer was taken to a local hospital, after a man driving a stolen vehicle crashed into two police cruisers in the Carver/Langston neighborhood. The suspect, 25-year-old Michael Anthony Burwell, was arrested and also taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. • Amanda Pulver, who had been missing for over a month, was found safe on Monday in a Georgetown grocery store. Ms. Pulver is undergoing medical evaluation and has agreed to be returned to her family in Arlington.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Woman Missing Since November Has Been Found in Georgetown Grocery Store “A woman missing for more than a month was found safe Monday in a Georgetown grocery store. Amanda Pulver had been last seen Nov. 23 in the 3800 block of N. 13th Street in Arlington, police said. Authorities said Pulver was unable to care for herself and may have needed medical assistance.”

WJLA: DC Police: Officer taken to hospital after man driving stolen car crashes into 2 cruisers “A Prince George’s police officer was taken to a hospital after a man stole a vehicle and crashed into two police cruisers, several passenger vehicles, and a utility pole in Northeast Washington, DC police reported.”

Washington Post: She doesn’t rest until the dead have a name “When the body was found in the fall of 2014, Jennifer Love, the District’s first full-time forensic anthropologist, was new to her job. She set out to identify the woman and find her family before the city buried the remains in a pauper’s grave.”

Public Safety Update

NBC Washington: DC Crime Walk Hopes for Community Involvement “A community leader went door-to-door in D.C.‘s Hill East neighborhood to try and convince neighbors to take part in the city’s security camera rebate program in the new year.”

Mayor and City Council

WUSA9: Mayor Bowser to sign DC Tracking Bracelet Law “Mayor Muriel Bowser and top law enforcement officials will sign DC Tracking Bracelet Law Wednesday morning. The legislation expands monitoring agencies and closes a loophole that allowed people with GPS monitoring devices to remove or disable the device without punishment.”

NBC Washington: DC’s Delegate Asking for Restoration of Key Committee Vote “The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress is urging House Republicans to expand her voting powers. Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton can vote in committees but not on the House floor. However, she has been granted a floor vote in the Committee of the Whole when Democrats have controlled the House.”

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Posted January 04 2017 at 8:49 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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