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Daily News Clips - September 13, 2017

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A lockdown at the White House was lifted after a suspicious package was cleared Tuesday. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted that agents were investigating the package which was found near Madison and Pennsylvania Avenues. • A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing in Greenbelt, Maryland, has been found safe, police said Wednesday. Kidist Gianna Jayla Smith was seen leaving the Greenbelt Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday. A short time later, she was seen running down the sidewalk on Southway Road toward Greenbelt Road. She boarded a Metrobus and was later seen exiting the Minnesota Avenue Metro station in Northeast D.C.

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Fox5DC: Lockdown lifted at White House after suspicious package cleared “A lockdown at the White House was lifted after a suspicious package was cleared Tuesday. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted that agents were investigating the package which was found near Madison and Pennsylvania Avenues.”

NBC Washington: Missing 12-Year-Old Found Safe, Police Say “A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing in Greenbelt, Maryland, has been found safe, police said Wednesday. Kidist Gianna Jayla Smith was seen leaving the Greenbelt Community Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday. A short time later, she was seen running down the sidewalk on Southway Road toward Greenbelt Road. She boarded a Metrobus and was later seen exiting the Minnesota Avenue Metro station in Northeast D.C.”

NBC Washington: Metro Union Wants Drastic Measures for Bad Passenger Behavior “The union that represents D.C. Metro train operators and bus drivers said bad behavior by passengers continues to be a problem after two high-profile incidents involving abuse on transit personnel.”

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NBC Washington: DC Home Targeted Repeatedly Despite Security Measures “A D.C. home has been targeted by criminals repeatedly despite extra security measures.”

WTOP: Police: New Apple technology will delay justice in DC area “Apple’s new security features will make it harder for local police to retrieve digital evidence they need to solve crimes. While great for consumers, without the ability to bypass enhanced security such as facial recognition, investigators said it will delay justice.”

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Posted September 13 2017 at 10:17 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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