Entity: District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department

Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results

January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.

Records Request to D.C. MPD Seeking Communications with Federal Agencies Regarding Election-Related Violence

January 13, 2021
Public records request to the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., seeking communications with federal agencies, including the White House and the United States Capitol Police, in light of election-related violence perpetrated on Jan. 6, 2021.

Records Request to D.C. MPD Seeking Assessments of Risks Posed by Extremists to Election Certification

January 13, 2021
Public records request to the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., seeking assessments of the risks posed by militia or extremist groups to the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

Records Request to D.C. MPD Seeking Communications Related to Jan. 6, 2021, Rally and Ensuing Riot

January 13, 2021
Public records request to the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., seeking all communications sent by Police Chief Robert J. Contee III regarding the planning of and response to President TrumpÕs Jan. 6, 2021, rally and the ensuing assault of the Capitol.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

FOIA to D.C. Metropolitan Police Regarding Communications with Trump Organization

June 9, 2020
FOIA to DC Metropolitan Police asking for communications with the Trump Organization. This FOIA was filed after press and protest reports of police located outside of Trump International Hotel.

FOIA to D.C. Metropolitan Police Regarding Communications with White House

June 9, 2020
FOIA to DC Metropolitan Police asking for communications with the White House. This FOIA was filed after press and protest reports of DC police located outside of Trump International Hotel.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.

FOIA to DC MPD for Records Regarding the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department for records regarding the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

FOIA to DC MPD for Communications with Representatives of the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department for records reflecting communications with representatives of the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.