by Borderstan.com May 9, 2009 at 9:43 pm 1,324 0

Summer is already here as far as the robbers are concerned. Read the police tips on how to guard yourself against robbery and assault. (Image: MPD Web site.)

Summer is already here as far as the robbers are concerned. Read the police tips on how to guard yourself against robbery and assault. (Image: MPD Web site.)

There seems to have been a spike the last week or two in gun robberies on the streets of Dupont-Logan and even right here in Borderstan (postings here, here, here and here). What got the most attention was the fact that the R Street corridor had three robberies–all involving guns–this past week.

Robberies always spike in the summer, but it seems summer has come early this year. The truly disturbing part is the use of handguns. The MPD Web site has tips on how to guard against robbery and assault. Read them!

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by Borderstan.com March 30, 2009 at 5:33 am 2,801 0

Please read the accompanying night-time street safety tips from MPD. (Photo: Luis Gomez, One Photograph A Day.)

Please read the accompanying nighttime street safety tips from MPD. (Photo: Luis Gomez, One Photograph A Day.)

From the MPD 2D listserv on Yahoo! Groups… these two robberies occurred in East Dupont very early on the morning of Saturday, March 28. Please note the night-time street safety tips from MPD posted after the details of the two robberies below the fold.

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