Seven members of D.C. police violent crime unit under investigation for misconduct
Two sergeants and five officers with the Metropolitan Police Department are under internal investigation for misconduct over allegations of confiscating guns without making arrests.
DC police investigating officers who confiscated guns without making arrests
Washington Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee III, speaks during a news conference about the arrest of suspect in a recent string of attacks on homeless people, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Washington. A gunman suspected of stalking homeless people asleep on the streets of New York City and Washington, killing at least two people and wounding three others, was arrested early Tuesday, police said.
7 DC police officers accused of letting suspects found with illegal guns go without arrest
Seven D.C. police officers have been accused of misconduct after an internal investigation reportedly found they confiscated illegal guns without trying to arrest the person who had the weapon.D.C. police Chief Robert Contee said it was a community complaint against the department back on Sept. 11 that triggered an investigation into the confiscation of guns by officers at the department’s seventh district station.