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Daily News Clips - May 16, 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: • Law Enforcement officers from across the nation gathered at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial yesterday to honor police who died in the active line of duty. • Bilah Ahmed, a 44-year-old Georgetown dentist, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting five male patients when the were under anesthesia.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: Man recovering after vicious attack by teens at Gallery Place Metro; 2 arrested “A man is recovering from a shattered hand and cuts and bruises Monday after a group of teens jumped him at the Gallery Place Metro station on May 12. Police arrested two juveniles in connection to the attack.”

Washington Post: Former Georgetown dentist pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 5 patients, 2 employees “A former Georgetown dentist pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of sexually assaulting five male patients at his practice while they were under anesthesia. In addition to counts concerning the patients, 44-year-old Bilah Ahmed also pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two employees at his former practice.”

WJLA: D.C. man sentenced for second time for trafficking in illegal fireworks “A District man has been sentenced to two months in prison and a month of home confinement for selling fireworks and explosives, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.”

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.

NBC Washington: Officers Gather at Memorial to Remember the Fallen “Law enforcement officers will gather at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Monday to remember 234 officers who gave their lives to make their communities safer.”

Public Safety Update

Washington Post: Death of painter in cycling crash saddens Brookland artist community “Dan Neidhardt was just shy of turning 70 when he took up cycling. It was part of his new exercise regimen, and small jaunts around his Brookland neighborhood in Northeast Washington soon turned into 20-mile rides out of the District.”

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Posted May 16 2017 at 10:47 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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