A former police officer turned Maryland lawmaker says it’s a matter of when, not if, a mass shooting happens in one of the state’s schools.
Hundreds gathered at the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial in downtown D.C. Saturday afternoon for a rally and march in support of police officers.
The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths. But gun-related police deaths still remain far below historic highs and lower than the average annual figures in the past decade, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed a bill to make city police officers wear body cameras.
The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths.
Funerals for both Ocean City police officers killed in a plane crash June 30 have been set for this week.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country are expected to attend a Mass being held in Washington ahead of National Police Week.