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FBI Director: This is a “Difficult Time” in Law Enforcement

FBI Director James Comey says officers must work to bridge a gap with the communities they protect.

06/19/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on May 15, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.  The ceremony, held since 1982, comes near the end of Police Week, a 53-year-old event first officially recognized in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reported that 126 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty last year, compared with 102 in 2013.   (Photo by Olivier Douliery - Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Calls for Healing of Rifts Between Police, Communities

With 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.

05/15/2015

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U.S. Attorney for Maryland Thanks Baltimore Police Officers

The U.S. Attorney for Maryland is marking National Police Week by thanking Baltimore police officers who serve with honor and integrity.

05/12/2015

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D.C. Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Police Officers

A D.C. man has been charged with attempted murder of police officers after an officer-involved shooting in Capitol Heights.

03/31/2015

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Hogan Says He Will Add 100 State Police Officers

Gov. Larry Hogan says he will add 100 state police officers to the force.

03/26/2015

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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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