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Missing black girls in DC spark outrage, prompt calls for federal help

Sunday, March 26, 2017

By Laura Jarrett, Samantha Reyes and David Shortell

"Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let's find our missing girls.

Now, as the department posts profiles of missing black and Latina girls in the nation's capital on its Twitter feed almost daily, members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for a federal investigation.

In a letter Tuesday, the lawmakers asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey to 'devote the resources necessary to determine whether these developments are an anomaly, or whether they are indicative of an underlying trend that must be addressed.'"

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