Violent crime in DC continues to impact youth

The horrific shooting of an innocent 10-year-old and the shock of a student being targeted on school grounds happened during a busy week surrounding public safety in the District.

DC mayor, police reveal summer crime strategy

D.C. leaders gathered Thursday to announce the city’s summer crime initiative and make a few remarks on the police chief, who recently announced he is retiring in June. However, the news conference turned a bit chaotic.

Contee: Serving as DC's police chief has been "my highest honor"

A day after announcing his upcoming departure from the D.C. Police Department, Chief Robert Contee addressed the media Thursday. Contee, who has led the force for almost two years, will step aside in June to become the assistant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.