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Daily News Clips - June 6, 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 was released of a deadly shooting near the Shaw neighborhood that took place on Saturday, May 27th. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect. • Rondell McLeod, 24, was arrested in connection with the shooting death of Antwan Baker, 29, in November 2015. The suspect was the second person arrested in this case, and he was formally charged with first-degree murder.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Deadly Shooting in NW DC Caught on Tape “Neighbors who live in the Shaw neighborhood around Q Street, Northwest, brought their crime concerns to D.C. police, who showed them a video of a fatal crime scene. News4’s Shomari Stone reports.”

Washington Post: Second D.C. man is arrested after 2015 shooting “A second D.C. man was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting in 2015, police said.”

NBC Washington: Retired ER Nurse Punched, Threatened With Gun During Burglary in Upper Northwest D.C. “A retired emergency room nurse awakened by burglars Saturday morning said one of the intruders hit her face to keep her quiet.”

WUSA9: Man arrested for exposing, touching himself on Metro trains “A man was arrested Monday night after police say a woman took a picture of the man exposing and touching himself on Metro trains.”

WJLA: FBI: Man wearing red Nike t-shirt, cap wanted for allegedly robbing TD Bank branch in D.C. “A man wearing a baseball cap and red Nike t-shirt is wanted by the FBI for allegedly robbing a TD Bank branch on April 28 in Northwest Washington.”

WJLA: Residents, leaders stand up to hate after noose found hanging at DC home in Southeast “Around 100 people marched and chanted through the streets of Southeast Washington on Sunday evening, after symbols of hatred were discovered in the District once more.”

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.

Washington Post: Georgetown Law program offers fellowship for young D.C. police officers “A select group of rookie D.C. police officers and some civilian employees are embarking on a two-year fellowship program through the Georgetown University Law Center aimed at identifying and training the next generation of police leaders.”

Public Safety Update

WJLA: DC firefighters see huge spike in number of opioid overdoses “Fire departments across the DC region are seeing record-high numbers of opioid overdoses. First responders are on the front line of the crisis, saving lives of drug abusers every day. The medication they’re using to do that doesn’t come cheap, and it’s costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars across D.C., Maryland and Virginia.”

WJLA: Terror attack using vehicles hard to prevent in DC, experts say “D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is calling for calm, reassuring residents that the nation’s capital is prepared to meet the challenge of protecting people from terror attacks, but Homeland Security experts tell FOX 5 there’s little that can be done to completely defend the city against a vehicle attack.”

Washington Post: At least six passengers suffer minor injuries in Metro bus accident “At least six passengers, including two children, suffered minor injuries Monday morning when a Metro bus struck a car on Georgia Avenue in Northwest Washington, according to authorities.”

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

Posted June 06 2017 at 10:39 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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