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FOX5 investigates why some D.C. special events—-including D.C.’s traditional Halloween drag event, the Dupont “High Heel” race—-aren’t forced to pay the city fees for the D.C. police officers employed as security for the parades. Kristopher Baumann, Chairman of the Fraternal Order of Police’s Labor Committee, suggests that the city money used to subsidize the parties might be better spent, like, address the murder rate. [Via Metro Weekly]