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D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.

10/01/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police to Try Out Body Cams Next Week

D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.

09/24/2014

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Family Sues Fairfax Police Over Fatal Shooting

The longtime partner of a Virginia man fatally shot by Fairfax County police is suing the department for $12 million.

09/03/2014

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Laurel Man Arrested in Connection to Body Found in Trash Bags

A Prince George’s County man has been arrested in connection to the killing of man whose body parts were found in bags in Laurel over the weekend.

08/28/2014

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief Urges Obama to Let Police Keep Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

08/27/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Talks Policing On ‘Meet the Press’

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says police have to be careful when using military-style equipment like that seen on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, in the past week.

08/17/2014

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. (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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