Police

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Man, 27, Fatally Shot in Northeast Washington

D.C. police say a 27-year-old man has been fatally shot in northeast Washington.

05/10/2015

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Group of Mothers Marches Against Police Brutality in D.C.

A group of mothers is gathering in Washington to march against police brutality, saying “Stop Killing Our Children.”

05/09/2015

Protests in Baltimore After Funeral Held For Baltimore Man Who Died While In Police Custody

Baltimore Officers Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death Want Case Dismissed

Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a man who died of a spinal injury he received while in custody asked a judge Friday to dismiss the case or assign it to someone other than the city’s top prosecutor, who they say has too many conflicts of interest to remain objective.

05/09/2015

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Welcomes DOJ Review With ‘Open Arms’

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Thursday that she and other members of Maryland’s congressional delegation support Baltimore’s mayor in asking for a broad federal investigation of whether city police engage in discriminatory patterns or practices — a request sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody last month.

05/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08:  U.S.  Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about Baltimore during a news conference at the Justice Department May 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Lynch announced the Justice Department will launch a probe into possible civil rights violations involving the Baltimore Police Department.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NAACP, Baltimore Police Union Respond to DOJ Investigation of Police

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she’ll decide soon whether the Justice Department will undertake a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore police department.

05/07/2015

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D.C. Auditor Reviewing Police Use-Of-Force Policies

The District of Columbia Auditor’s office is taking a fresh look at use of force by police in the nation’s capital.

05/07/2015

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D.C. Police Chief: Body Cam Videos Can’t Be Redacted Easily

The D.C. Council is holding another hearing on the police department’s use of body cameras Thursday afternoon and at issue is how transparent the city will be with the video once they become a regular part of policing.

05/07/2015

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Md. Officer Arrested After Biting Man’s Testicles

An Anne Arundel County police officer was arrested and charged with second-degree assault after biting a man’s testicles during a brawl outside a bar on Cinco de Mayo.

05/06/2015

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Montgomery County Holding Fallen Officers Memorial

The Montgomery County police department is holding a memorial service to pay tribute to fallen officers.

05/06/2015

Maryland state troopers stand guard near a CVS pharmacy that was burned to the ground yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Maryland Lawmakers Form Workgroup to Examine Policing

Maryland lawmakers have named a workgroup to examine public safety and policing practices.

05/05/2015

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