Cathy L. Lanier is the Chief of Police with the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC). Lanier is the first woman to achieve the position. She was appointed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, replacing outgoing Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey in January 2007. Mayor Vincent C. Gray agreed to retain Lanier as police chief in May 2012 under a new five-year contract

Lanier came under fire in July 2009 after claiming that motorists who used GPS and iPhone technology to avoid traffic cameras were employing a "cowardly tactic"

What do you call A cop jumping out of a bush to catch you speeding?