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A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Curb Increasing Militarization Of Police Agencies

Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

08/15/2014

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Holder Promises Brown Family Full Civil Rights Investigation Of Teen’s Death

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday promised the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation of his death.

08/14/2014

File photo of a Maryland State Trooper. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Maryland Trooper Pulls Man From Bridge Wall

Maryland State Police say a trooper saved the life of a man who appeared about to jump off a 90-foot bridge.

08/13/2014

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Justice Dept. Lawsuit: Police Fitness Tests Discriminate Against Women

The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women.

07/30/2014

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Body Found, May Be Missing Elderly Woman

Authorities found a body Saturday morning that they believe is a missing elderly woman.

07/26/2014

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Police: Man Impersonates Cop, Attempts to Kidnap 2 Kids

Prince George’s County Police say a man impersonated a police officer and attempted to kidnap two children.

07/26/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jury Awards $127k to Ex-Officer in Harassment Suit

A federal jury awarded a former Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer $127,000 after she alleged that she was sexually harassed by an instructor at the agency’s police academy.

07/24/2014

Police departments use "Wanted Wednesday" to publicize cases that have otherwise gone cold. (Prince George's County Police Facebook page)

Police Departments Use Power of Social Media to Help Solve Cases

Police departments are finding out that the Internet really does know all.

07/23/2014

File photo of Montgomery County Police. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

10-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck by Car in Md.

A 10-year-old girl was seriously injured Friday when she was struck by a car while biking in North Bethesda, Maryland.

07/19/2014

File photo of a crime scene. (credit: Matt DelSignore / All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Police: Man Stabs Acquaintance in Glen Burnie

Police say a man stabbed an acquaintance in a residential area of Glen Burnie after following the victim during an argument.

07/12/2014

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