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D.C. Council to consider opening arrestee mug shot files

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The District's police department would be required to release the mug shots of arrestees under a plan a city councilwoman introduced Tuesday. Ward 3 Councilwoman Mary Cheh's measure would allow the city to charge for the photos, but it would bar the Metropolitan Police Department from keeping the photos private. "Usually, a small number of people are responsible for a large number of crimes,...

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