District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier says New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy probably helped reduce crime but became a less acceptable police tactic as communities there became safer.
Police in Montgomery County are reviewing surveillance video in hopes of identifying the two disguised men responsible for an early morning attempted robbery of a Rockville CVS in which at least one gunshot was fired.
A Red Line Metro station in Northeast D.C. is where you are most likely to be the victim of a crime in the transit system, according to a new report from the Metro Transit Police Department.
The findings of a far-reaching study show that steady increases in Earth’s temperature could lead to increases in violent crimes and wars.
A new report finds that gun-related crimes are falling in Virginia as the number of firearms sold rise.
Park rangers, wildlife refuge workers and U.S. Park Police experienced more assaults and threats from visitors last year than in 2011, according to a group that represents federal resource workers.
Authorities in Maryland are looking for a group of teens who they say used a woman’s missing credit card to buy movie tickets, then took pictures of themselves with the card at a photo booth.
Police in Montgomery County are investigating a report of a burglary and a sex assault in Gaithersburg.
A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
The frequency of homicides has increased, but the number of violent and property crimes in Virginia has gone down, according to Virginia State Police records for 2012.