MPD's All Hands On Deck violates city contract, judge rules

A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday upheld a ruling that the D.C. police’s “All Hands On Deck” initiative violates the city’s contract with MPD rank-and-file officers.

All Hands on Deck, which puts every available officer on the streets and requires officers to work three-day weekends, is now ordered to end, the judge affirmed, according to Scott McCabe’s D.C. Crime Stories.

MPD continues the All hands on Deck police several times a year.

D.C. police argued that the initial ruling by the Public Employees Relations Board wasn’t valid because it abused its discretion, McCabe reports.

However, the judge ruled that police didn’t provide precedent.

READ MORE at D.C. Crime Stories.