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Advocates Urge Increase in Maryland Police Accountability

Advocates for police reform are urging the approval of a legislative package that would broaden the scope of law enforcement accountability.

02/26/2015

A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Md. Bill Would Put Armed Police Officer in Every School

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.

01/28/2015

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Hundreds March, Rally in D.C. in Support of Police

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.

01/17/2015

A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Gun Deaths Of Officers Jump 56 Percent

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.

12/30/2014

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Black Officers Torn Between Duty and Race

Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.

12/11/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Vetoes Police Body Camera Bill

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed a bill to make city police officers wear body cameras.

12/02/2014

The family of Eric Garner address a group gathered at the House of Justice on August 16, 2014 in New York. The Reverend Al Sharpton addressed what he called a "smear campaign" against Ferguson, Missouri, shooting victim Michael Brown. The National Action Network held the rally in a show of solidarity with protesters in Ferguson. Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody in July, were in attendance. Those gathered demanded justice for Brown and called on US Justice Department to take over Garner case. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Families Want Investigations Into Police Deaths

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.

09/25/2014

Left: PFC Joshua Adickes Right: OFC Thomas Geoghegan (Photo credit: Ocean City Police Department)

Funerals Set For Ocean City Police Officers Killed in Plane Crash

Funerals for both Ocean City police officers killed in a plane crash June 30 have been set for this week.

07/08/2013

A police officer plays "Taps" at the conclusion of the 13th Annual "Blue Mass" which marks the beginning of National Police Week 08 May 2007 at Saint Patrick's Church in Washington, DC. The catholic mass was presided over by Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl to remember the 123 officers who have fallen in the line of duty this year nationwide and pray for the saftey of all officers.  (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Expected in Washington for ‘Blue Mass’

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country are expected to attend a Mass being held in Washington ahead of National Police Week.

05/07/2013

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