U.S. Park Police

U.S. Park Police. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Park Police to End Furloughs Next Week

The National Park Service is ending unpaid leave for U.S. Park Police officers earlier than expected.


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Smithsonian to Close Galleries Due to Budget Cuts

Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments.


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SUV Plunges Off Bridge Into Potomac

U.S. Park Police say the Memorial Bridge was closed for several hours after a vehicle drove off the bridge into the Potomac River.


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Police Seek Driver In Early Morning Hit-And-Run On Baltimore-Washington Parkway

U.S. Park Police are searching for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway that involved several vehicles.


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Photos Released Of Suspect Wanted In D.C. Robbery, Victim Hit Over Head With Fake Gun

U.S. Park Police have released surveillance photos of one of the two suspects wanted for a robbery in which a victim was struck in the head only later to have her credit card used at business around D.C.


Two Occupy D.C. protesters have their Thanksgiving meal at the McPherson Square in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 24, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy D.C. Protesters Get Fliers Warning Them Not To Use Drugs, Defecate In Public

The National Park Service handed out fliers Friday that cited public urination and defecation, illegal drug and alcohol use, and assaults at the two encampments.