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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan October 7, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Martin Luther statue near Thomas Circle

Meet MPD’s LGBT Liaison, Sgt. Jessica Hawkins — From her office in Dupont Circle, Jessica Hawkins oversees MPD’s LGBT Liaison Unit. Hawkins, who is transgender, helps solve cold cases of transgender people murdered in D.C. She’s also in charge of mending the rift between local law enforcement and the District’s LGBTQ community. [NPR]

Michelin Identifies D.C.’s Dining Deals — Bad Saint, Kyirisan, Doi Moi and Thip Khao are among the District’s best affordable restaurants, says Michelin. The company will release its much-anticipated full culinary guide by October 13. [DCist; Washingtonian; Washington City Paper; Washington Post; Eater D.C.]

Izakaya Seki Now Sells Katso Sandwiches To-Go — The Japanese eatery near U Street now slings to-go Katsu Sandos. The sandwich is an amalgam of fried pork, shredded cabbage and house-made tonkatsu sauce on crustless white bread. [Washington City Paper]

Burglar Gets Nine Years in Prison — Donte Purcell Polk, 27, was sentenced to nine years in prison for break-ins that occurred throughout the District last year. MPD identified Polk through his fingerprints and linked him to at least three burglaries. [U.S. Attorney’s Office, D.C.]

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