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Man Burned While Torching Police Vehicle Outside US Supreme Court

The white sedan was parked outside the high court on Maryland Avenue NE in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The Supreme Court’s public information officer Kathy Arberg said

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District of Columbia to Pay Officers Hazard Pay During COVID-19 Pandemic

Effective immediately, workers will get retroactive pay from March 16, and the first payout begins the week of April 20. The hazard pay will continue as long as the city is financially able to provide it.

DC Metro Officer Dies of Medical Emergency While On Duty

An officer with the Washington DC Metro Police Department reportedly died Monday after suffering a medical emergency while on duty.

DC Officer Shot, Saved by Vest

A Washington, DC, police officer was shot and saved by his body armor while serving a search warrant for a gun at a home Sunday.

Gunman Opens Fire on Volunteer Reserve Officers in DC

“Looks like he tried to assassinate a couple of our police officers,” Chief Peter Newsham said.

National Law Enforcement Museum Officially Opens to the Public

The National Law Enforcement Museum at the Motorola Solutions Foundation Building officially opened its doors to the public last week, welcoming thousands to both a ribbon-cutting ceremony and community day celebrating the Museum's grand opening.

Crowd Control: Beyond the Mobile Field Force

American officers are facing a new era of protest, but agencies are still using tactics and methods and training their officers to the standards of 40 or more years ago. I submit to you that the time has come for change in how American officers respond to protests and riots, and that you could learn a lot from your colleagues across the Atlantic.

Capitol Police Boost Presence Amid Tension over SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings

According to CBS News, some of the key "undecided" Senators with "swing votes" in the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are being escorted by police as they go to and from their daily meetings and activities.

Capitol Police Arrest 128 Protesting Kavanaugh SCOTUS Nomination

According to authorities, 46 people were arrested in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, and another 82 people were removed from the Rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building. The protesters were charged with crowding, obstructing, and unlawful demonstrations.

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How the Threat of Terrorism has Changed Since 9/11

Now that law enforcement — particularly the FBI — has placed such an emphasis on investigating and thwarting attacks, a complex and costly plan like the one used on 9/11 would come to the attention of some three-letter agency, and the attackers arrested or killed (depending upon where we found them). Consequently, the tactics of the major terrorist organizations have changed.