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REPORTS

  • The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council conducted a citywide survey to gauge residents’ views on police-community relations in the District of Columbia. The report is available here: CJCC Report, and the survey’s statistical tables is available here: Statistical Tables.
  • In June 2016, Mayor Bowser’s Safer Stronger DC (SSDC) Advisory Committee  issued its recommendation around the challenges and opportunities for violence prevention in the District through a public health and evidence-based approach. [SSDC Advisory Committee Final Report]
  • The Metropolitan Police Department’s 2016 Annual Report highlights the department’s successes and compiles a variety data into a single publication: 2016 MPD Annual Report
  • The Deputy Mayor of Public Safety and Justice’s Report of Felony Crimes is the first time all felony crimes have been analyzed and publicly reported. [PDF of Council Submission]. The code and data used to produce the report is available here
  • The Office of Police Complaints issues an annual report on the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) use of force in the District each fiscal year, which highlights the policies, procedures, and practices regarding MPD's officer use of force. In addition, the report includes data on all types of force incidents involving MPD officers. [Fiscal Year 2017’s Report On Use of Force by MPD]
  • The Metropolitan Police Department tracks data on all incidents labeled as “stop and frisk” and contacts done as vehicle, bicycle, or pedestrian stops. That data, from 2012 through 2016 is available at Stop and Frisk Data.

POLICE SERVICE AREAS

The District of Columbia is divided into seven police districts and every resident lives in a Police Service Area (PSA). Residents can get to know their Police Service Area (PSA) team members and learn how to work with them to fight crime and disorder in their neighborhoods. To find your PSA, click here

To learn more about additional initiatives, programs and services, visit dmpsj.dc.gov.

MAYOR’S OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS

The Mayor’s Office of Community Relations’ Outreach and Services Specialists (MOCRS) enact resolutions to issues facing the Washington, DC community through collaborative partnerships with DC Government agencies, offices, or elected officials, with relentless commitment for the betterment of our community. To view the designated MOCRS in each ward, visit mocrs.dc.gov.