Daily Archives: July 17, 2020

ACLU Asks DC to Require Police Officers Wear Masks

The ACLU wrote a letter to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Peter Newsham asking them to require police officers to wear masks in public. “Currently, MPD essentially has a mask optional policy, where officers are encouraged but not required to wear masks while they’re on duty,†ACLU D.C. Policy Director Nassim Moshiree said. The ACLU said…

Pursuit of Stolen Car Ends in Fatal Crash: Sheriff

The pursuit of a stolen car ended in a crash that caused a civilian’s death Friday evening in Virginia. Sheriff’s deputies were called to Colonial Avenue in South Stafford near Fredericksburg for reports of a stolen SUV about 7:45 p.m., according to the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy saw the stolen SUV headed northbound on Regional Drive, and a…

Teachers Express Safety Concerns About Returning to Classrooms

As school districts figure out how teachers and students can safely return to the classroom, some teachers say they’re not comfortable going back to class. “There are too many safety concerns and too many logistical concerns that employees don’t feel like they can be a part of a safe environment,†Loudoun Education Association Vice President Sandy Sullivan said. “What we’re…