MPD confirms death on Key Bridge as suicide

Documents released by the Metropolitan Police Department on Friday indicate that the police officer who died last December was responding to a suicide attempt, according to the Georgetown Patch. On December 16, U.S. Park Police officer Michael Boehm died… Read More

Jumper incident closes Key Bridge in both directions, Park Police officer dies

Update, 11:27 p.m.: The Park Police has identified the deceased officer as Sergeant Michael Boehm. Boehm was responding to the initial report of a possible Key Bridge jumper this evening when he collapsed. He was transported to Georgetown University… Read More

Vox‘s Midnight Madness shooting primer

Washington bullets UPDATE 11:58 PM: At the hearing, Alex Thiele appeared in an orange jumpsuit, with his hands cuffed behind his back. His defense attorney made comments to the effect that Thiele will probably be expelled from Georgetown…. Read More

Gun used in Midnight Madness shooting was taken from US Park Police officer, MPD report shows

Vox just obtained the Metropolitan Police Department’s report on last night’s shooting in McDonough Gymnasium. The report lists Sherice Clanton as the complainant and victim.  On the report, her occupation is listed as “police officer.”  A June 2009… Read More