Some of the District’s finest didn’t hide their emotions after last week’s verdict-heard- ’round-the-world. Gathered in front of the emergency room TV at the VA hospital on Irving Street NW, patients, nurses, and several D.C. police officers erupted in applause when the Juice was acquitted. Joining in the revelry was none other than McGruff the Crime Dog—on the clock and in full costume —who raised his furry paw in a Black Power salute and danced a victory jig. Smokey the Bear and Woodsy the Owl could not be reached for comment on the verdict.