As part of the program, several D.C. detectives will be deputized as ATF officers, allowing them to cross borders to investigate guns that end up in the District.
. . . the unit will employ "high-intensity traffic stops," pulling over cars for minor offenses to try to establish probable cause to search vehicles. . . .
For Sloan, the first goal is for the unit's officers to be "as legally aggressive as possible"
http://tinyurl.com/28crn9The 2nd Police District in upper Northwest is omitted because it has relatively low rates of violent crime and gun recoveries, Bray said.