Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 1 decade ago

Does Washington D.C., District of Columbia aspect mainly, abide by Federal laws and the Constitution in whole?

Do officers there have any powers not given to officers of the 50 states?

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    1 decade ago
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    The City of Washington was originally a separate municipality within the federal territory until an act of Congress in 1871 established a single, unified municipal government for the whole District.

    The official web site of the Government of the District of Columbia.

    You might be thinking of The United States Capitol Police (USCP) which is a federal police force charged with protecting the United States Congress within the District of Columbia

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