U.S. Park Police

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Man in Custody After Hour-Long Police Chase Through the DMV

A nearly hour-long police chase began in the District, made it’s way to Virginia and ended in Maryland during the afternoon rush-hour.

08/07/2015

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Man Arrested After Report of Shooting on National Mall

Someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall after witnesses reported a fight inside the vehicle Tuesday afternoon, but there was no indication anyone was injured, police said.

08/04/2015

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Police Urge National Mall Crowd to Take Shelter During Storm

U.S. Park Police are urging visitors on the National Mall to seek shelter in museums and federal buildings as a thunderstorm moves through the area.

07/04/2015

A member of Occupy DC is removed by US Park Police after refusing to leave a circle within McPherson Square February 4, 2011 in Washington, DC.  US Park police raided the Occupy DC camp at McPherson Square before dawn to enforce no camping rules.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Settlement Would Change U.S. Park Police Mass Arrest Policies

A proposed $2.2 million settlement of a case that started with the arrests of hundreds of protesters in 2002 would change how U.S. Park Police handle mass arrests.

05/18/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty to Impersonating Police Officer

A Forestville man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a federal officer.

11/10/2014

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Report: Communications Mishandled During Search

A report says the U.S. Park Police mishandled communications during a search for a woman who went missing after arriving at Reagan National Airport from Barbados.

10/23/2014

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Park Police Offer Public Alerts for July 4 in DC

Visitors to the National Mall for the Independence Day celebration can sign up for event information and emergency notifications from the National Park Service.

07/04/2014

Rock Creek Park. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

8 Animals Found Dead After Possible Ritualistic Killing in Rock Creek Park

U.S. Park Police say several birds and a goat have been found with their throats cut in Rock Creek Park in what may have been a ritualistic killing.

03/26/2014

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Police Helicopter Rescues Man, Dogs from Va. Lake

U.S. Park Police say a department helicopter helped rescue a man and two dogs stranded on a Prince William County lake after a canoe flooded with icy water.

02/24/2014

U.S. Park Police Chief Teresa Chambers. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Park Police Chief Stepping Down

The chief of the United States Park Police said Thursday that she plans to retire next month after more than three decades in law enforcement.

11/21/2013

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