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Daily News Clips - September 12, 2017

Summary

A man has died after being stabbed Monday night in Southwest Washington, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, near the southern tip of the District. The man was reported unconscious at the scene. • Two people were in custody Monday and at least one was arrested after they threw a sign and a notebook over the White House fence, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Man fatally stabbed in Southwest Washington “A man has died after being stabbed Monday night in Southwest Washington, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW, near the southern tip of the District. The man was reported unconscious at the scene.”

Washington Post: Two in custody after throwing notebook, sign over White House fence, police say “Two people were in custody Monday and at least one was arrested after they threw a sign and a notebook over the White House fence, authorities said. The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday.”

Washington Post: Five years after Benghazi attacks, search for jury starts for terrorism trial in D.C. “Five years after lethal attacks in Benghazi on U.S. diplomatic facilities, potential jurors are set to arrive Tuesday in federal court in Washington in preparation for the terrorism trial of the accused leader of the assaults in Libya.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Metro Security Report Shows Violent Crimes Down, Operator Assaults Up “The report showed a 17 percent reduction of what are called Part I crimes when compared to the first six months of 2016. Such crimes involve aggravated assault, arson, burglary, homicide, larceny, motor vehicles thefts, rape, and robbery.”

Washington Post: Training exercise in the District will involve police, Secret Service, FBI “A training exercise will be conducted Tuesday morning in the Washington metropolitan area by a variety of law enforcement agencies under the supervision of the FBI. Among the agencies participating will be the U.S. Secret Service and the D.C. police. Also to be involved are the D.C. medical examiner’s office and the Metro transit system.”

Fox5DC: President Trump marks 16th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks with ceremonies at Pentagon; White House “President Donald Trump is marking the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with ceremonies in and around Washington, D.C.”

Fox5DC: Conservative group at George Washington U. says they are being targeted with fake anti-Muslim flyer “Police at George Washington University have launched an investigation after someone plastered Islamophobia posters around campus. However, it turns out whoever did post the anti-Muslim flyer tried to make it look like it came from an on-campus conservative group. The group said they were framed and it is not the first time they have been harassed.”

Police News

NBC Washington: Funeral Held for Former DC Police Chief Ike Fulwood “Funeral services were held for former D.C. police Chief Ike Fulwood. He served as chief during a turbulent time in the early 1990s when crime and murders were riveting the city.”

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Posted September 12 2017 at 10:14 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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