September 17, 2013 at 5:04 pm EDT | by Michael Key

Donita Dodds, Cathy Lanier, MPD, Metropolitan Police Department, gay news, Washington Blade

Photo of MPD Chief Cathy Lanier speaking at a press conference about the Navy Yard shooting in front of the Washington Field Office of the FBI on Sept. 17, 2013. Washington Blade photo by Michael Key.

Michael Key has worked as a photojournalist for the Washington Blade since 2009 and is currently serving as the photo editor. He has worked on Capitol Hill, in the White House, on the campaign trail and in cities along the East Coast taking iconic photos documenting the extension of marriage benefits to same-sex couples, the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and other events of interest to the LGBT community. Follow Michael

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