by October 23, 2012 at 3:00 pm 3,596 0


PSA 301 includes parts of  the Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods. (DC Citizen Atlas)

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

Welcome to another of our occasional profiles of Borderstan People — interesting and sometimes even well-known people who happen to work or live in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area. Today’s profile Q&A is with Nicole Lindsey, Police Service Area (PSA) 301 Lieutenant for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). PSA 301 covers the area from 14th Street NW to 18th Street NW between Q Street NW and Florida Avenue NW. (See Closer Look at PSA 301’s New Boundaries, Personnel.)

This is the sixth in our series of profiles of MPD personnel who work in Borderstan. Our first police profile was of Diane Groomes, Assistant Chief in charge of the Patrol Services and School Security Bureau. Our second profile was of Third District Commander Jacob Kishter and our third profile was of Second District Commander Michael Reese. Profiles of PSA 307 Lt. Jeffrey Carroll and PSA 308 Derek Larsen ran week.

Borderstan: First, a little bit about your personal background. Where did you grow up?

Lindsey: I spent my teen years in Washington, DC.

Borderstan: When did you join the MPD? Were you an officer at another law enforcement agency?

Lindsey: I joined the department in July 1994. This is the only department I have worked for.

Borderstan: What positions have you held in the MPD?

Lindsey: I have been in patrol for most of my career, with the exception of three years. For those years, I was an instructor at the police academy.

Borderstan: What’s the most rewarding part of your job… your years as an officer in DC?

Lindsey: Having a victim of a brutal attack tell me that it was my voice that made her fight for her life.

Borderstan: What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Lindsey: Answering the emails and calls of the residents of the PSA about crimes in progress when they should call 911. The response would be quicker and may lead to more arrests.

Borderstan: What does a “typical” day entail?

Lindsey: There is no real typical day working in the PSA. Each day brings new issues, concerns, and challenges.

Borderstan: What recommendations or tips do you have for citizens to help them stay safe? What can citizens do to become more involved in MPD’s efforts?

Lindsey: The only recommendation I have and cannot stress enough is for citizens to be aware of their surroundings. Most crimes that have been occurring happen because individuals are walking around oblivious to what is going on around them.

Citizens can become more involved by the way they report crimes. We need details about the suspects, what they look like, what clothes they are wearing, etc. Citizens can also become more involved by attending the PSA meetings.

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by September 7, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,410 0

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PSA 301 runs from Q Street north to Florida Avenue and from 14th Street to 18th Street NW. (DC Citizen Atlas map)

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

Metropolitan Police Officer (MPD) Oscar A. Pedrozo, 37, died on August 25 in Maryland. Officer Pedrozo’s most recent assignment was patrolling on a Segway in Police Service Area (PSA) 301, which covers 14th Street NW to 18th Street NW between Q Street NW and Florida Avenue NW.

According to reports from the Washington Times and WTOP, officials remain unsure of whether Pedrozo’s death is related to injuries he suffered in an April 2007 stabbing. An autopsy was performed by the Maryland Office of Chief Medical Examiner. Fraternal Order of Police (the DC Police Union) Chairman Kristopher Baumann said that the cause of death is not yet available.

On April 20, 2007, Pedrozo was stabbed in the abdomen outside of Solo’s Restaurant and Carryout at 3566 14th Street NW. Pedrozo was off-duty at the time and was stabbed while trying to break up a fight between two patrons. Jose (Tito) Diaz was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon (knife) and Jose N. Villalta (nicknamed “Chito”) was charged with assault with intent to kill in the case.

According to DC Superior Court records, charges against Diaz were later dropped after the prosecutor failed to show up in court twice. Villalta was convicted of aggravated assault while armed and was sentenced in December 2007 to 96 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. According to Federal Bureau of Prison records, he is currently in prison in Petersburg, VA with a scheduled release date of June 19, 2014. If Pedrozo’s death is determined to be related to the stabbing, Villalta could face additional charges including homicide.

According to WTOP, if Pedrozo’s death is determined to be a death in the line of duty, his family would be eligible for significant financial assistance from both local and federal organizations. His name would also be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial near Judiciary Square. A determination on whether Pedrozo’s death was in the line of duty will be made after autopsy results are released.

Officer Pedrozo worked for the MPD for seven years after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. According to his obituary, he is survived by his wife and four children. He was buried August 31 in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring, MD.

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by July 21, 2012 at 10:00 am 1,569 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) have provided additional information on the events surrounding the shooting Saturday afternoon, July 14, near the intersection and 17th Street NW and Corcoran Street NW. (See Man Shot in Vicinity 17th and Corcoran NW Saturday Afternoon and Update on 17th and Corcoran Shooting: Second Suspect Sought.)

"Shooting near 17th Street Safeway"

Police provide details on July 14 robbery and shooting. (Luis Gomez Photos)

The following information came from the Police Service Area 301 meeting Wednesday night (see Wednesday: PSA 301 Public Safety Meeting). Due to some miscommunication on the meeting time and location, meeting attendance was fairly low. Attendees included Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2B Public Safety Liaisons Kishan Putta and Noah Smith. Putta also provided additional information based on a conversation he had about the case with Detective Jeffrey Bruce.

Attempted Robbery of Painters

According to the MPD, two juvenile suspects attempted to rob two men who were painting an apartment above Cairo Wine and Liquor store at 1618 17th Street NW. The robbery appears to be random as police have identified no prior relationship between the suspects and the painters.

Police believe the suspects saw the men carrying money on the street and followed them into the apartment. Police also think it is possible that the suspects thought the apartment contained liquor or other items of value from the liquor store below. Cairo Wine and Liquor was not involved in the robbery.

During the robbery attempt, there was a struggle between the painters and the suspects and one of the painters was shot twice in the leg. His injuries were not life-threatening and he was later taken to the hospital and released. The juveniles then fled the scene, leaving behind both guns.

The injured painter chased after the suspects with one of the guns and fired at least one shot either in the air or at one of the suspects. Police arrived quickly and arrested one of the suspects in a nearby building. The second suspect was able to flee the scene. Police also took a female juvenile into custody, but it does not appear she was charged in the incident.

One Arrest Made, Police Searching for Second Suspect

Because he is a juvenile, no further information is currently available on the arrested suspect, although confidentiality requirements would be waived if he is charged as an adult. The suspect is not a DC resident. He is being cooperative with police and police are hopeful they will be able to locate the second suspect. He is described as a black male 16- to 18-years-old and about 5’9″ tall. During the robbery and shooting, he was wearing blue jeans, green underwear, a white T-shirt, and a black kufi cap. He may also have short dreadlocks, although witness reports were conflicting.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or Third District Detective Jeffrey Bruce at 202-673-6918.

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by July 15, 2012 at 12:53 pm 2,277 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is asking for assistance in locating a second suspect in the shooting of an adult male in the 1600 block of 17th Street NW Saturday afternoon, July 14. (See Man Shot in Vicinity 17th and Corcoran NW Saturday Afternoon).

"17th Street Shooting"

Police question a man following yesterday’s shooting near 17th and Corcoran Streets NW. (Photo courtesy of Borderstan reader)

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099. You can also text tips to MPD anonymously by sending information to 50411. According to DC Police, the second suspect is described as a 16-to-17 year old black male about 5’9″ tall. During the robbery, he was wearing blue jeans, green underwear, a white t-shirt, and a black kufi cap. The InTowner reported that the arrested suspect was also a male juvenile.

According to a release from MPD, two suspects armed with handguns attempted to rob a man at about 3:15 pm. During an altercation between the victim, the suspects, and other citizens present, one person was shot in the leg. That person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects both fled the scene, but MPD officers found and arrested one suspect nearby for the shooting, and located both handguns. According to the InTowner, the shooting victim was a painter who had been working on an apartment above Cairo Wine and Liquor at 1618 17th Street NW.

Gun Crimes Rare on 17th Street

Gun crimes are not common on the 17th street corridor. Prior to Saturday, in all of Police Service Area 301, which covers 14th Street NW to 18th Street NW between Q Street NW and Florida Ave NW, there have been six gun robberies and two gun assaults in 2012. None of these incidents took place on 17th Street NW.

In PSA 208, which covers 17th Street NW south of Q Street, there have been five gun robberies (none of them near the 17th Street corridor) and zero assaults with a gun in 2012.

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by July 14, 2012 at 4:48 pm 2,615 1 Comment

"Shooting near 17th Street Safeway"

The crime scene at 4 pm today at 17th and Corcoran Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

7 pm Update: Police confirm that one arrest has been made in the shooting.

Details from DC Police are incomplete at this point, but a man was shot in the vicinity of 17th and Corcoran Streets NW around 3:15 pm today, July 14.

The shooting victim’s injuries were not life threatening, according to Peter Newsham, MPD Assistant Chief of the Investigative Services Bureau. The victim, an adult black male, was taken away by ambulance.

Newsham said they were still trying to piece together details of the shooting based on interviews with numerous witnesses who were on the 1600 block of 17th Street NW at the time. Newsham said he believed there would be at least one arrest in the shooting.

One witness on the scene said he was leaving Safeway when he saw a man leaving the truck delivery bay of Safeway. The witness said the man had blood on his leg and also appeared to be carrying a gun.

The DC Police Alert from 4 pm reads: “UNIT 3012 CONFIRMED A Shooting Investigation:  1700 block of Corcoran St NW LOF B/M, 18 YOA, 5’9, white tshirt, black knit skull cap, blue jeans w/green underwear.  DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120351691.”

Today’s shooting follows the discovery of a dead man in the alley between P and Corcoran Streets NW, just west of 17th Street NW around 9:45 am this morning; the cause of death has not yet been determined.

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by June 22, 2012 at 11:00 am 2,300 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

About 45 residents, government officials, and community leaders attended a public meeting on improving public safety hosted by the Dupont Circle Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2B) Wednesday night at the Jewish Community Center (see Wednesday: ANC 2B Hosting Public Safety Forum at JCC).

"ANC 2B Public Safety Meeting at JCC"

ANC 2B’s public safety liaisons Kishan Putta, left, and Noah Smith at Wednesday night’s meeting (Kishan Putta)

The meeting, entitled “A Safer Dupont,” was moderated by new ANC 2B Public Safety Liaisons Kishan Putta and Noah Smith.

The goal of the meeting, as Smith described, was “to reach out to the community and hear from residents and business owners about what concerns they have regarding public safety. This meeting was really a listening session and opportunity for folks to influence what Kishan and I plan to work on in the next few months.”

Auto and Smartphone Crimes

Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) gave opening remarks and touted the improvements in public safety in the District in recent years.

The 40 homicides as of June 20 are a decrease from 52 at this point last year and put D.C. on pace to have less than 100 homicides for the first time since 1963.

Evans also pointed out that thefts of electronics from automobiles and robberies involving smartphones are increasingly a problem and residents need to be more conscious of their surroundings and take precautions to avoid becoming victims of crimes of opportunity.

ANC 2B Chair Will Stevens (ANC 2B-08) noted that the ANC meeting agenda is often dominated by regulatory applications and so liaisons and other public meetings like this one are an important way for the ANC to be more proactive about issues like public safety.

Road Safety, Biking Discussed

The meeting included discussion of both road safety issues and crime and law enforcement concerns. A number of representatives from the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) attended the meeting to hear resident concerns. Shane Farthing, executive director of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), recognized that as a result of the 20 percent growth in bicycling in the past year, there may be some conflicts between bikes, cars, and pedestrians.

While bicycle riding on the sidewalk is only prohibited in the Central Business District, WABA encourages all riders to avoid sidewalk riding entirely. Residents encouraged DDOT to improve signage explaining the boundaries of the Central Business District and also recommended improvements to the bike lanes on 15th Street NW.

A draft DDOT report on bicycle facilities includes a number of recommendations to improve the lanes, including better traffic signals for southbound bikers. A number of residents also expressed concerns about traffic signals in Dupont Circle and the inability for cyclists and pedestrians to safely navigate the circle.

Bias Crimes

Hassan Naveed of Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) provided statistics on bias crimes in the District. There were 91 such offenses citywide in 2011, up from 68 in 2010. Fifty four of these were related to sexual orientation or gender identity, up from 45 in 2010. Naveed encouraged victims of any bias-related crime to call 911 first, but also contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) and GLOV. The GLOV website has a number of safety tips and victim resources.

A number of MPD officers were in attendance, including Second District Commander Michael Reese, Third District Commander Jacob Kishter, and Police Service Area Lieutenants John McDonald (PSA 208) and Nicole Lindsey (PSA 301).

Possible Joint PSA 208 and 301 Meetings

McDonald and Lindsey announced they are considering combining their monthly PSA meetings, because of the overlap of issues and concerns in PSA 301 and PSA 208. As a good example, the meeting location at the Jewish Community Center is in PSA 208, but across the street to the north side of Q Street NW is the south boundary of PSA 301. Meetings for both PSAs are currently held on the third Tuesday of the month, but this date may be changed to avoid a schedule conflict with the Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association monthly meetings.

Kishter reminded attendees to call 911 if they see any suspicious activity and also encouraged residents to make use of MPD’s text tip system if they want to report information anonymously. The number to text is 50411. For minor property damage or theft, residents can also make use of MPD’s Online Reporting Tool.

Bicycle-related issues emerged again during the law enforcement portion of the meeting as a concern of residents. MPD officials admitted that bicyclists are not cited often for failure to obey red lights and other traffic signals, although bicycle officers are directed to enforce traffic laws. Commander Kishter noted that bicycle thefts are fairly common and that residents should have pictures or other identifying information so they can claim a stolen bike if it is recovered. Bike owners are also encouraged to register their bike with the free National Bike Registry.

Putta and Smith will follow up with the concerns at the meeting and plan to hold a series of discussions on public safety issues in the Dupont area.

Kishan expressed his satisfaction with how this first meeting turned out: “Despite the hot-weather advisories, we had a full-house and productive, non-heated discussions between us, the residents, the police, the interest groups, and the government. We’re not going to solve every problem to everyone’s satisfaction, but, by continuing the kind of collaboration that we had tonight, we can work together to improve many aspects of safety in our neighborhood.”

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by May 25, 2012 at 10:00 am 1,728 0

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Wednesday's PSA 301 meeting dealt in part with a May 10 assault in the alley behind the 1400 block of W Street NW. (Cody Telep)

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

Representatives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) updated residents on the investigation into the May 10 assault in the 1400 block of W Street NW (see Police Seek Information in W Street NW Assault Case) at a meeting held Wednesday night at the Third District Headquarters. Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) also attended the meeting and reported on efforts to increase public safety along the 14th Street NW corridor.

Lt. Detective Vendette Parker reported that detectives have interviewed several witnesses and individuals familiar with the case and that there is a person of interest being examined closely by MPD. There is not enough information yet to make this person a suspect, but detectives continue to vigorously investigate the case. Commander George Kucik told residents that the case is not at a dead end and that detectives are following up on leads.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Detective Michael Pepperman at 202-673-6918 or Detective Antoine Weston at 202-673-6918. There is a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. Councilmember Graham asked if this reward could be increased, and while Crime Solvers provides a maximum reward of $1,000 in assault cases, Graham plans to contact Police Chief Cathy Lanier about potentially increasing the reward money in this particular instance.

Parker said detectives had canvassed the area and distributed over 100 flyers about the case to residents and business owners. The flyer includes two images of the suspect taken from surveillance cameras in the alley where the assault occurred; although, the images are blurry and Parker noted that the surveillance video has not been the primary tool used to identify a person of interest. The suspect’s description was originally incorrectly reported on flyers (and was subsequently also incorrectly reported in a post on the assault last week). The suspect is described as a 30- to 40- year-old black male, about 5’9″ tall with gray hair in twists and light facial hair. He has a gold rim around one of his teeth.

The assault reportedly occurred when the victim confronted the suspect after observing him throw a beer can on the ground. When a meeting attendee asked Parker why detectives did not collect this beer can as evidence, she responded that the victim was disoriented at first and had to be re-interviewed about six to eight hours after the incident, so detectives were not initially aware of the beer can. She did note that detectives know what happened to the beer can, although she was not able to share that information.

At Graham’s request, Parker and Kucik agreed to provide an update as soon as any additional information on the assault case became available.

Graham reported that the joint roll call on 14th Street NW had been reinstated and would begin Friday (May 25) at 3:30pm at Fast Gourmet at the intersection of 14th Street and W Street NW, adjacent to where the assault occurred. The goal of the joint roll call is to better connect police and private security officers along the 14th Street corridor. Radios will be assigned to participants to improve communication flow among these groups and help enhance guardianship on the street. Graham also reported that three arrests had been made for serious offenses on the 1400 block of W Street NW since May 21.

W Street residents at the meeting expressed concerns about criminal activity occurring on the block, particularly late at night. Captain Andre Wright noted that crime on the block is down in the last 90 days compared to the 90 days before, but that foot patrols and segway patrols have increased after the assault. He also encouraged residents to call 911 whenever they observe suspicious activity so police can respond quickly.

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by May 18, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,883 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying the suspect in a vicious assault that occurred in an alley behind 1418 W Street NW last Thursday afternoon. According to a report from NBC Washington, a building resident asked the suspect to throw his beer can in the trash instead of littering in the street.

W Street alley assault

DC Police on patrol in the alley between V and W Streets NW. The building on the right is 1418 W where the victim lives. (Cody Telep)

In response, the suspect began beating and striking the victim’s head and body, resulting in very serious injuries. The assault was captured on a surveillance camera and police have released two images of the suspect, who is described as a black male 18 to 20 years old and about 5’6″ tall with a twist in his hair.

A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Third District Detective Michael Pepperman at 202-673-6918.

Councilmember Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) reported that a large crowd gathered at Tuesday night’s Police Service Area (PSA) 301 community meeting asking for more information on the case. New PSA Lieutenant Nicole Lindsey (New Lieutenant Named for Police Service Area 301) told attendees that some progress had been made but the investigation is ongoing.

Graham is calling for a more police activity in the area, including more foot patrols on the 1400 block of W Street NW and surrounding streets, increased enforcement of curfew and public drinking laws, and the use of flood lights to reduce loitering. The Guardian Angels have also stepped up patrols in the area surrounding 14th Street NW and W Street NW.

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by May 16, 2012 at 8:00 am 2,075 1 Comment

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

Nicole Lindsey has been named the new lieutenant for Police Service Area (PSA) 301, which runs from Florida Avenue NW south to Q Street NW and from 14th Street NW west to 18th Street NW (Closer Look at PSA 301’s Boundaries, Personnel). She replaces Lt. Vanessa Moore, who had served as the PSA 301 Lieutenant since January.

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The new PSA 301 incorporates parts of three PSAs: 208, 305 and 307. It runs from Florida Avenue south to Q Street, and from 14th to 18th Streets NW. (DC Citizen Atlas)

Lindsey has served in the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) since 1994. She has previously worked as a PSA Lieutenant in the Second District. She worked briefly in the Third District in 2005 as a sergeant assigned to PSA 307 (Logan Circle). Lt. Lindsey can be reached by phone at 202-276-8612 or by email at nicoleb.lindsey[AT]

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by January 20, 2012 at 11:00 am 3,564 0

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The new PSA 301 incorporates parts of three PSAs: 208, 305 and 307. It runs from Florida Avenue south to Q Street, and from 14th to 18th Streets NW. (DC Citizen Atlas)

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at [email protected].

As of January 1, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) introduced new District and Police Service Area (PSA) boundaries (see New Police Service Areas Take Effect January 1). Over the next few weeks, we’ll be doing brief overviews of the boundaries of the new PSAs and how to contact the police personnel in charge of each area. Last week we covered PSA 305 (see Closer Look at PSA 305′s New Boundaries, Personnel). This week, we take a look at PSA 301 (see Google map).

After realignment, PSA 301 is now part of Borderstan. Previously, PSA 301 was in the northwestern part of the Third District, in an area that shifted to the Fourth District as part of the boundary changes.

The new PSA 301 has a southern boundary of Q Street NW and a northern boundary of Florida Avenue NW. East to west, PSA 301 goes from 14th Street NW to 18th Street NW (view Google map or map at DC Citizen Atlas). The Third District Station at 1620 V Street NW is now within PSA 301.

With these new boundaries, all of PSA 301 falls within Borderstan’s coverage areas. Look for the inclusion of PSA 301 data in our stories about crime in Borderstan in 2012.

Much of the new PSA 301 was previously part of PSA 208 (and before September 2007 this area was PSA 306–so yes, in the past five years, much of this area has gone from the Third District to the Second District and now back to the Third District again).

PSA 301 Contacts

  • Lt. Vanessa Moore is the new PSA Lieutenant for 301. She previously served as the PSA Lieutenant for 307, which covers the Logan area southeast of PSA 301. She can be reached by phone at 202-673-7404 (office) or 202-553-9247 (cell), or by email at [email protected].
  • PSA 301 is one of the four PSAs in the Third District that Captain Andre Wright is now overseeing (PSA 305 is another). Captain Wright can be reached by phone at 202-671-6777 (office) or 202-587-3762 (cell), or by email at [email protected].
  • As we mentioned last week, Commander Jacob Kishter continues to be the commander for the Third District. Commander Kishter can be reached by phone at 202-671-6600 (office) or 202-528-8612 (cell), or by email at [email protected].

As a reminder, all PSA community meetings have been cancelled for January, but residents will have an opportunity to meet the new PSA management team at a meet and greet in February (we’ll post information on the meeting as soon as it’s available). You can always visit the Third District Yahoo Group to learn more about police meetings and crime in the Third District.

by June 22, 2011 at 10:30 am 3,196 12 Comments

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Click to enlarge. Proposed Police Service Areas for the Third District. The red lines show the current boundaries of police districts with the map being centered on the Third District. (MPD)

From Matty Rhoades

Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s June 9 presentation at the MPD’s Third District headquarters gave area residents a first chance to comment on the city’s plans for revised police districts.

The proposed new Second and Third District maps show changes for the Dupont, Logan and U Street neighborhoods. There will be some shifting of territory between the districts, but the bigger changes are in Police Service Areas (PSAs) within the districts.

“The district boundaries are set. We are working on the PSA boundaries,” Lanier told the attendees at the Third District meeting on V Street NW. She said they hoped the changes would be in place by the end of the year.

The Second District meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night, June 22.

What’s Changing?

Close to home, there are changes in the boundaries of the Second and Third Districts. A bit of history is in order. In 2007 MPD took what used to be known as PSA 306 and put it in the Second District as PSA 208. The Second District is headquartered in upper Northwest at 3320 Idaho Avenue NW while the Third District is at 1620 V Street NW. With the changes, much of this area will go back to the Third District.

Here is how the proposed PSAs look as of now:

  • MPD is creating several news PSAs in the area so that there are no more “Super PSAs,” such as the current 208.
  • The most noticeable change is the creation of PSA 301, which runs from Q Street north to Florida Avenue and from 14th Street west to 18th Street NW. This PSA incorporates a big chunk of PSA 208 plus pieces of PSAs 303, 305 and 307.



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