D.C. police say an officer was wounded and two other people were shot, one fatally, in southeast Washington.
The District of Columbia is being sued by the D.C. Police Union on behalf of more than a dozen former cops who say they were forced into retirement.
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D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.
Metropolitan Police say a body found in Prince George’s County is believed to be that of former District of Columbia treasurer Lasana Mack, who was reported missing.
Public scrutiny following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and some high-profile police brutality cases in the D.C. – Baltimore area, is leading both cities to consider making police officers wear body cameras.
Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she was shocked upon seeing a YouTube video that shows a District officer violating a policy that allows the public to video record police activity.
D.C. Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in northeast Wednesday night.
A police officer has been hospitalized after being hit by a car in northeast Washington.