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Daily News Clips - June 8, 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: • Awlachew Ayele death’s was ruled a homicide by the DC medical examiner’s office months after he was found dead in an apartment fire in the Trinidad neighborhood, and authorities are actively investigating the incident. • A video was released of a deadly drive-by shooting in the Bloomingdale neighborhood during Memorial Day weekend, and DC Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspects.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Death of fire victim ruled a homicide in the District “The D.C. medical examiner’s office has ruled the death of a 66-year-old man a homicide, months after the man was found dead in a Northeast apartment fire which authorities said was intentionally set, D.C. police said Wednesday.”

WUSA9: Video shows deadly drive-by shooting in NW DC “DC Police need help tracking down some bad guys with guns. Officers said two men fired into a crowd near Q and 1st Streets on Saturday during Memorial Day weekend.”

WJLA: DC police search for suspect after cash allegedly snatched from victim’s hand “DC police are searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery where a person reportedly had money snatched out of their hand while standing in a line.”

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

Washington Post: Man killed when his motorcycle strikes parked truck “A 28-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when the motorcycle he was operating crashed into the back of a parked truck in Northeast Washington, according to D.C. police.”

Washington Post: Private ambulance crews are part of D.C.’s 911 landscape, but is the change permanent? “D.C. fire officials tout improvements in emergency service made possible by the use of a private ambulance company that handles less-urgent 911 cases. But it remains unclear whether the multimillion-dollar strategy will become a permanent remedy.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: D.C. Mayor Bowser fined $13,000 for illegal campaign contributions “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s campaign committee has been ordered to pay $13,000 in fines for taking campaign donations in excess of legal limits during her successful run for office three years ago.”

Washington Post: D.C. Council agenda, June 8-14, 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. For changes, updates and information, go to”

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

Posted June 08 2017 at 10:31 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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