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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

File photo of a Fairfax County Police cruiser. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Man Shot, Killed Outside Fairfax County Lounge

Fairfax County police say a 20-year-old man has been shot and killed outside a restaurant and lounge in Falls Church.

12/13/2014

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Howard County Police Investigate Fatal Truck Crash

Howard County police say a man has died and five other people are injured after a pickup truck crashed in Mount Airy.

12/13/2014

Thousands take part in the Justice for All March and Rally on Pennsylvania Avenue to the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on December 13, 2014, to protest the killings of unarmed African-Americans by police officers and the decisions by Grand Juries to not indict them. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on Washington

Protesters plan to converge on the nation’s capital Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.

12/13/2014

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Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to Help

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released “Driving While Black” smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don’t want users searching for it.

12/11/2014

Poll: 43 Percent Of Americans Believe Race Relations Are Bad

According to a new poll, 43 percent of Americans think race relations are bad.

12/10/2014

Baltimore police cars are shown. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Escapes Capture After Falling Through Roof

Authorities say a man who fell through the roof of a dilapidated vacant building in west Baltimore while fleeing police again avoided arrest by secretly escaping a house as firefighters worked to rescue him.

12/08/2014

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