The Chief Answers: Lanier Would Stay if Asked

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    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier

    If Mayor-elect Vincent Gray wants to keep D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier, she’d like to stay.

    On WTOP’s “Ask the Chief” Thursday morning, Lanier said she has spoken to Gray and his transition team and expressed a desire to stay.

    "I'm a career employee here, I love the city and I love what I do," she said, adding that she is committed to fulfilling her agreement for 25 years of service.

    Lanier first joined the police department in 1990.

    WTOP reported Lanier is one of the highest paid city employees, earning more than the mayor’s salary of $200,000 in 2010.


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