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Nov 4, 2010

Metro to boost improvised explosives protection

WASHINGTON — Metro is working to boost protection against improvised explosive devices. Metro says a $351,000 grant will pay for new equipment that can jam radio signals of remote-controlled devices. It will also fund training for bomb squad members, and allow Metro to participate in the FBI’s National Electronic Countermeasures system. The equipment includes two […]

Sep 13, 2010

FBI says violent crime fell again last year

WASHINGTON — The FBI said Monday that violent crime reported to police in 2009 declined for the third straight year. The 5.3 percent drop in violent crime was accompanied by a 4.6 percent drop in property crime, marking the seventh consecutive year that nonviolent crime has dropped. Each of the violent crime categories decreased from […]

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