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Details For the past six years we have worked to bring unprecedented transparency to the D.C. criminal justice system through a new model of criminal justice reporting. We have covered every homicide from act to resolution and gathered, verified and enhanced public data and told every story. Read More

Details The country is under a very unprecedented time.  We are still suffering from a global pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 300,000 Americans.  Without going into political... Read More

Details Over the weekend, former President Barack Obama said that what was needed to overcome our political divides were facts everybody, no matter their political identity, could agree on.   We could... Read More

Details Dear Reader: As 2020 starts to wind down, we are truly proud of the work we have done while covering crime cases and gathering data on those cases in Washington,... Read More

Details Dear readers, We are in strange times that demand exceptional measures. To that end, until the DC criminal justice system picks up normal activity again, or something approaching normality, D.C.... Read More

Details D.C. Witness recently met with the Metropolitan Police Department. The public information office was concerned that our homicide count was causing confusion because it differs from the number they generated.... Read More