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Police watch over demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Holder Calls for Better Data on Police use of Force

Attorney General Eric Holder called Thursday for better record-keeping on how often police officers use force and are themselves attacked, saying the current data is incomplete and inadequate.

01/15/2015

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Frederick Launches ‘Coffee With a Cop’ Program

The city of Frederick is joining scores of other communities across the country by inviting residents to have “Coffee with a Cop.”

01/15/2015

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Workshop in D.C. to Address Strategies for Stops By Police

Civil liberties groups are teaching District of Columbia residents about ways they can protect themselves during tense encounters with police.

01/15/2015

Baltimore Police press conference. (Photo: Baltimore Police Department)

Baltimore Police on Alert After Man Walks into Station With Loaded Gun

Baltimore Police are alerting other departments around the country after a man with ties to a well-known gang walked into one of their station houses Tuesday morning with a loaded gun and drugs.

01/06/2015

An inflatable Christmas decoration is defaced with blue paint used to depict swastikas, racial and ethnic slurs and profane language at a Montgomery County home. (credit: Montgomery County Police)

Montgomery County Police Investigating Hate Crime

Montgomery County police are investigating vandalism they believe falls into the category of a hate crime.

12/27/2014

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Man Fatally Shot in Baltimore County Inn

Baltimore County police say a man was fatally shot in Parkville on Friday.

12/27/2014

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D.C. Police Identify Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting

Police have identified a man who was shot after he allegedly carjacked a FedEx van on Christmas Eve in northeast Washington.

12/27/2014

Police Officers Memorial

NYPD Officer Mourned at Funeral as Tensions Linger

Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday’s service.

12/27/2014

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Key Developments in the Case of Ambushed NYPD Officers

New York police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed Saturday afternoon by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the final act in a rampage that began when he shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend at her home […]

12/22/2014

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Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Mistake of Law

Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

12/15/2014

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