By Steve Chapman | 10/01/14 02:24 PM
What the Secret Service needs is something every law enforcement agency needs: Weapons that can incapacitate threatening suspects without inflicting deadly wounds.
09/29/14 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their own employees' salaries before they will agree to turn over files under public records laws about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Missouri's attorney general on Monday,...
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/26/14 03:12 PM
At the end of an already eventful week, Attorney General Eric Holder announced his intention to resign from his position in the Obama administration.
09/25/14 04:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths. "I'm here to make sure that...
By Steve Doty | 09/25/14 02:44 PM
The parents of Michael Brown were in Washington on Thursday to ask the Justice Department to formally investigate the death of their son.
By Paul Bedard | 09/25/14 02:00 PM
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder turned the Justice Department into an arm of the president's political shop and was motivated mostly by politics, according to a recent survey influenced by his handling of the racially-charged Ferguson, Mo., police shooting.
By Brian Hughes | 09/25/14 01:07 PM
Holder, just one of three remaining members from Obama's original Cabinet, took on an increasingly active role in an administration besieged by unexpected crises.
By Steve Doty | 09/24/14 02:02 PM
The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia announced Wednesday it'll give roughly 165 officers body cameras to wear during a six-month pilot program.
By Paul Bedard | 09/24/14 10:44 AM
At the United Nations, President Obama raised the recent racial riots in Ferguson, Mo., to concede that America has it's "own racial and ethnic tensions."
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 01:57 PM
According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 12:23 PM
Johnson spent his August and early September working with Republicans to try to win their support and talked with the Washington Examiner about the experience.
By Brian Hughes | 09/16/14 10:05 AM
The White House supports more body cameras for cops, the administration said in response to an online petition calling for all law enforcement officials to wear such technology in the wake of the police killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo.
By Byron York | 09/09/14 09:08 PM
Holder's negative-to-positive gap was worse than those of Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and even the never-popular Republican Party.
09/09/14 05:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government programs to help local police agencies obtain military-grade equipment evolved in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but more than a decade later lawmakers are questioning why smalltown police departments need armored vehicles, automatic weapons and...
By Mona Charen | 09/09/14 01:24 PM
It has been over a month since Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., and we have yet to hear the police officer's version of events.
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