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All Hands on Deck: Safety Check at 15th & R NW


Saturday, 15th and R NW: Officers from MPD units were checking every third car for registration and driver seatbelt use. It was part of the weekend’s All Hands on Deck operation. (Luis Gomez Photos)

DC MPD ran its first All Hands on Deck operation of the summer this past weekend. AHODs typically run from 6 am on Friday to 6 am on Sunday.

MPD says, “During AHOD, all available sworn MPD personnel will be on patrol throughout the District emphasizing community policing, focused law enforcement and community outreach. This will include increased foot beats, homicide detectives following up with victims, and recruits passing out specific crime related information.” There were 10 AHODs in 2009.

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Police: All Hands on Deck This Weekend


MPD has an All Hands on Deck in force this weekend. (Image: MPD Facebook page.)

MPD has an All Hands on Deck in force this weekend. (Image: MPD Facebook page.)

Saw this on the MPD’s Facebook page… the MPD started an All Hands on Deck (AHOD) weekend this morning (Friday) at 6 a.m.; it concludes at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today the start of All Hands on Deck (AHOD) Phase III.  AHOD began at 6 am today and concludes at 6 am on June 28.

All available officers will be on duty and on patrol throughout the city.  More officers will be walking foot beats in area neighborhoods to better engage residents and encourage information sharing about the services Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) provides, and to hear from residents about what is happening in their communities. Read the full story

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This Weekend: All Hands on Deck for Police


(Image: MPD Web site.)

(Image: MPD Web site.)

From MPD:“Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier Announce Citywide All Hands on Deck Phase II.”

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced the District’s City-Wide All Hands on Deck (AHOD), which began at 6 am Friday, June 5 and will continue through 6 am on Sunday, June 7, 2009.

During AHOD, all available sworn MPD personnel will be on patrol throughout the District emphasizing community policing, focused law enforcement and community outreach. This will include increased foot beats, homicide detectives following up on their cases for new leads, and recruits passing out specific crime-related information.

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MPD’s "All Hands On Deck" Back in 2009


From the January 9 issue of the DC Examiner:

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier will expand her much-publicized All Hands on Deck program, flooding the city’s streets with extra officers and cadets at least eight times in the coming year. In a memo Tuesday to her staff obtained by The Examiner, Lanier said she was bringing All Hands back because of “last year’s successes.”

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Results of Last Weekend’s MPD Citywide All Hands on Deck


mpdcThe MPD has announced the results of last weekend’s all hands on deck policing effort:

Nov. 25–Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today results of the citywide All Hands on Deck (AHOD) Phase IV, which began at 6 am Friday, November 21, and continued through 6 am on Sunday, November 23, 2008. This AHOD was a citywide effort involving various DC government agencies including the Department of Human Services, Department of Public Works, and the Department of Employment Services among other agencies that followed up with clients already in their systems and made referals to address residents’ needs throughout the city.

Read entire news release.

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