02 Jul

A Cautionary Tale and Public Safety Reminder

Last night I stopped by the gas station at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE around 8:30 to get gas on my way home. As I pulled in I locked my doors, which I generally do after seeing so many news stories about thieves stealing purses and other valuables from the passenger side of a car while […]

28 May

TONIGHT: Community Meeting on Public Safety & Recent Robberies

If you have not been following the news, there have been several recent violent attacks on Capitol Hill, near Eastern Market, that have involved women being stabbed in the neck and robbed, even after surrendering their wallets and phones. In response, Tommy Wells will be holding a community meeting tonight, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. […]

03 Oct

Police Chase, and Shots Fired Outside US Capitol

Police are investigating a car chase and shooting that took place this afternoon on the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol, near the intersections of Constitution Avenue and First Street NW. The Capitol building was placed on lockdown temporarily, and witnesses tweeted photos from the scene. Residents should avoid streets surrounding the U.S. Capitol as […]

14 May

Have a Say on Pedestrian Safety at Pennsylvania and Potomac Avenue

Do you walk or drive near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station? If so, you probably realize that this intersection is, to say the least, problematic. Thankfully, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is planning a series of public meetings on pedestrian safety for the Pennsylvania Avenue and Potomac Avenue intersection. It’s an opportunity for the […]

28 Dec

Northeast Capitol Hill Sees Second Armed Attack This Week

As D.C. police continue an investigation into the shooting death of Capitol Hill resident Jason Emma, more violence is being reported this week. On Wednesday night, police responded to an armed robbery six blocks from where Emma was killed. The Washington Post reports that a 37-year-old man was held at gunpoint by another man with a semiautomatic […]