Meet your local MPD PSA 407 officers this Saturday, May 19th

Meet your local MPD PSA 407 officers this Saturday, May 19th

How well do you know the officers who patrol the Petworth area? Now you have an opportunity to get to know two of the leaders of Police Service Area 407 on Saturday, May 19th from 9-11am at Slim's Diner (4201 Georgia Ave NW) at a new series called MPD on the Patio.

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What is going on at 3rd and Upshur? Two days of gunshots... (updated)

What is going on at 3rd and Upshur? Two days of gunshots... (updated)

Two days, two different shootings at the same place. One person sent to the hospital with a gunshot wound. What's going on?

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PSA 407 Lieutenant to depart, new leadership coming

PSA 407 Lieutenant to depart, new leadership coming

This afternoon, MPD Lieutenant Anthony Washington, who leads Police Service Area 407 (east of Georgia Avenue in Petworth) sent an email to the MPD 4D listserv giving his farewell. He's being transferred to MPD headquarters to the Command Information Center. The new Lieutenant is...

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Cheers & kudos to Petworth-area MPD officers serving at the inauguration protests

Cheers & kudos to Petworth-area MPD officers serving at the inauguration protests

MPD officers from Petworth police service areas 404 and 407 participated in the protection and crowd control efforts at the protests during Friday's inauguration. In my opinion, MPD did an outstanding job protecting residents and visitors, using restraint to ensure those acting lawfully were able to exercise their Constitutional rights... and those who were causing damage were dealt with appropriately. 

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PSA 407 meeting cancelled, update from Lt. Anthony Washington

PSA 407 meeting cancelled, update from Lt. Anthony Washington

The PSA 407 meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 15th has been canceled. 

Our next meeting will be in February after the holidays and Inauguration.

I have spoken to most of the usual attendees throughout the month and we have made great progress towards the quality of living in our PSA.  PSA 407 is enjoying a double digit crime reduction thanks to the partnerships that we have established with you, the community.

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PSA 407 meeting Thursday

PSA 407 meeting Thursday

If you live in Petworth east of Georgia Avenue and below Gallatin then you're in Police Service Area (PSA) 407. Lieutenant Anthony Washington is holding a PSA meeting on Thursday, June 16th at 7pm at 801 Shepherd St NW. 

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A partnership between MPD, OAG and the community “solves” a long-time problem with an eviction

A partnership between MPD, OAG and the community “solves” a long-time problem with an eviction

The house at 236 Gallatin St NW has been called a “problem house” and a “nuisance property” by neighbors and MPD for close to a decade. Over the years there have been at least three warrants served at the property, with arrests made and drugs confiscated. On Thursday morning, May 19th, US Marshals made good on their Writ of Eviction served a few months ago, and put out the squatters and residents who were living at the Gallatin rowhouse. 

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PSA 407 community / MPD meeting April 21st

PSA 407 community / MPD meeting April 21st

The next meeting of the Police Service Area 407 is Thursday, April 21st at 7pm. Led by Lt. Anthony Washington, the meeting is an opportunity to hear updates on crime in the PSA, and ask questions of MPD leadership. 

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MPD responds to resident concerns, steps up bike patrols

MPD responds to resident concerns, steps up bike patrols

I heard from Lt Anthony Washington that MPD is planning to add a new mountain bike patrol in the area as a response to resident concerns and crime trends. Details ...

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MPD serves warrant, seizes drugs and a gun on Rock Creek Church Rd

MPD serves warrant, seizes drugs and a gun on Rock Creek Church Rd

Members of the Narcotics and Special Investigations Division executed a search warrant this afternoon around 4:30pm at 805 Rock Creek Church Road NW (located next to a daycare center). 

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Notes from PSA 407 meeting

Notes from PSA 407 meeting

The Police Service Area meeting for PSA 407 was Thursday, February 18th. While I could not attend, Jonah Goodman was kind enough to share his notes from the meeting. Read the notes and see related articles.

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PSA 407 meeting this Thursday, PSA 404 in March

PSA 407 meeting this Thursday, PSA 404 in March

The Police Service Area meetings (PSAs) are one way for residents to share their concerns, feedback, accolades and criticisms with MPD leadership. For years PSA 407 and 404 combined their meetings into one -- but apparently they're now split. Details on the new meeting schedule ...

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