Police Officers

FBI Director: This is a "Difficult Time" in Law EnforcementFBI Director James Comey says officers must work to bridge a gap with the communities they protect.
Obama Calls for Healing of Rifts Between Police, CommunitiesWith police under increasing scrutiny after the highly publicized deaths of black suspects, President Barack Obama called on Americans Friday to honor law enforcement "heroes" by working harder to heal rifts with communities they serve.
U.S. Attorney for Maryland Thanks Baltimore Police OfficersThe U.S. Attorney for Maryland is marking National Police Week by thanking Baltimore police officers who serve with honor and integrity.
D.C. Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Police OfficersA D.C. man has been charged with attempted murder of police officers after an officer-involved shooting in Capitol Heights.
Hogan Says He Will Add 100 State Police OfficersGov. Larry Hogan says he will add 100 state police officers to the force.
Advocates Urge Increase in Maryland Police AccountabilityAdvocates for police reform are urging the approval of a legislative package that would broaden the scope of law enforcement accountability.
Md. Bill Would Put Armed Police Officer in Every SchoolA 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 March, Rally in D.C. in Support of PoliceHundreds 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.
Report: Gun Deaths Of Officers Jump 56 PercentThe 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.
Black Officers Torn Between Duty and RaceJorge "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 Vetoes Police Body Camera BillBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has vetoed a bill to make city police officers wear body cameras.
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.
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