Phil Mendelson cut 400 police officer positions

As Chair of the Judiciary Committee, Phil Mendelson supported cutting 400 Police Officer positions - nearly 10% of MPD’s officer positions - and since that time crime has risen every year.

  • Homicides
    Sexual Assault
    Theft
    Total Crime
  • 2012
    88
    260
    9477
    35489
  • 2013
    103
    298
    12907
    35930

Source: CRimemap.dc.gov

400

Officer Positions

Source: Washington Post, 4/13/2011

Phil Mendelson Blocked the sex offender registry

Phil Mendelson blocked DC from becoming part of the national sex offender registry in 2011. Sex crimes spiked by 50% the following year and have continued to rise.

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Phil Mendelson OPPOSED Mandatory sentences for illegal gun possession

Phil Mendelson blocked mandatory sentences for possession of an illegal gun in DC, making it more difficult to keep illegal guns off the streets.

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Homicides have doubled this year

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Phil Mendelson let MPD’s Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit be Dismantled

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Phil Mendelson’s discrimination

In the News

The Washington Post

Sunday, April 3, 2005; Page C05

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Phil Mendelson’s corrupt campaign money

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Who is Mendelson’s DONOR Jeffrey Thompson?

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Phil Mendelson Sided with PEPCO and cast the deciding vote blocking the appointment of A consumer advocate to the Public Service Commission.

After Phil Mendelson sided with PEPCO, the WASHINGTON Post uncovered that Mendelson owned more than $5,000 in PEPCO Stock.

Washington Post (03/20/2012)

Phil Mendelson sided with PEPCO against DC Consumers

PEPCO FACTS

Average Pepco Outage

13.6

Hours

Pepco’s Customers have

70% More

PoweR Failures

Than customers of other big city utilities

SOURCE:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/5-myths-about-pepco/2012/07/06/gJQAzrIASW_story.html