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D.C. Lodge No. 1 Dues Increase

posted by Marinos Marinos

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As you probably know, all members of the DC Police Union are entitled to membership in the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police’s local chapter - District of Columbia Lodge No. 1. The DC Lodge No.1 is not a union, but it is a social organization affiliated with the DC Police Union. Recently, the Lodge significantly increased its dues by $23,000 per ...

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BLOG: Joint Statement on the Metropolitan Police Department’s Body Worn Camera Program
by DC Police Union News on June 29 2015

Mayor Muriel Bowser, in April, proposed outfitting every patrol officer with a body-worn camera to record interactions with the public. She announced the expansion at her State of the District address, claiming “[a]ccountability is embedded, and will be embedded in everything this administration does.” The goals were to improve interactions with civilians, ...

NEWS: DC Police Union – Daily News Clips – June 29th, 2015
by DC Police Union News on June 29 2015

A man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the Capitol Hill area. No suspect information is available at this time and police are investigating the incident. • Kevin Cortex, 23, was shot and killed late Friday night in the Trinidad neighborhood. No suspect information is available at this time and authorities are investigating the incident. • Lee Sintell Fl ...

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    June 29, 2015

    MEMBERS: On Tuesday, July 7th, there will be a Special Election to fill the position of SOD District Chief Steward. Polls will be open from ... Read More

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    June 29, 2015

    A man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in the Capitol Hill area. No suspect information is available at this time and police are investigat... Read More

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    June 29, 2015

    The DC City Council should approve a budget that releases Body-Worn Camera footage under the Freedom of Information Act - http://DCPoliceUni... Read More

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    June 26, 2015

    Mayor Muriel Bowser and Chief Cathy Lanier met with concerned DC residents to address the increase in violent crime across DC. Residents wer... Read More

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    June 26, 2015

    Congratulations to MPO Alvin Johnson for over 40 years of service! During our General Membership Meeting this week, DC Police Union Chairman... Read More