A retired police officer who was falsely accused by many Twitter users of accosting three young adults on a Maryland bicycle trail says he was saddened and scared by the barrage of hate directed against him
Praised for branding Black Lives Matter outside White House, D.C. leader is scrutinized over policing at home.
District leaders are prepared to introduce several pieces of criminal justice reform Tuesday, including strengthening the ban on use of neck restraints. But the News4 I-Team found that is already one of lower-occurring types of use of force complaints within D.C.â€™s Metropolitan Police Department. â€œWeâ€™ve been relatively satisfied with the amount of incidents that weâ€™ve seen that have utilized neck…
D.C. Council member Vincent C. Gray has long opposed plans for a facility for returning inmates at the location.
As more protesters call for defunding police departments, itâ€™s leaving many wondering what that actually means. A sociology professor at the University of Maryland, College Park who studies police-civilian relations as it relates to racial and social inequality says defunding means providing less money to police and more to social services. It does not mean eliminating all policing, he says….
Gov. Ralph Northam announced a stop to eviction proceedings in Virginia due to a temporary statewide moratorium
The National Park Service is calling a newly erected fence in front of a White House protest area temporary. Park Service spokeswoman Katie Liming said Monday that her agency and the Secret Service expect to reopen part of Lafayette Park in front of the White House on Wednesday. Liming says some areas of the park will remain closed to allow…
A Virginia prosecutor says she is investigating whether hate crimes charges are appropriate against an â€œadmittedâ€ Ku Klux Klan leader who authorities say revved his vehicleâ€™s engine and drove through peaceful protesters occupying a Richmond-area roadway