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Video: Police Impersonator Handcuffs Real Officer in DC Store

Officers responded to the store's Foggy Bottom location Monday after reports that someone was disturbing customers in the self-checkout lane by waving a pair of handcuffs and threatening to cuff people.

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National Law Enforcement Museum Hosts Reading of Book 'Friendly Officers'

Miguel told those gathered for the program, “I wanted children, especially those with my skin color, to know that police officers are here to help you.” The officers Miguel counts as his friends were featured in his book.

Former DC Transit Officer Gets 15 Years for Aiding ISIS

At trial, prosecutors presented violent videos Young had watched and comments he had made about killing FBI agents and attacking federal buildings. In emails with Mohammed and conversations online, Young joked about terrorist attacks and suggested they were often justifiable. He described the rebels he fought with in Libya as “like-minded” with the Islamic State.

U.S. Park Police Officer Accidentally Shot While Serving Warrant

D.C. Police said the officer was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center after he was shot in the lower extremities. Park Police said the incident happened because "a Park Police Officer’s firearm was unintentionally discharged."

Supreme Court Rules for Police Officers in D.C. House Party Case

The court ruled unanimously that the officers could not be held liable for making the arrests after they came upon a scene of "utter Bacchanalia," as Justice Clarence Thomas described it in announcing the decision.

Man Steals, Crashes D.C. Police Cruiser

The man eventually crashed the patrol vehicle into another cruiser that was involved in trying to catch him, injuring a female officer.

Congress Honors Officers who Stopped Baseball Practice Shooting

Congress on Thursday honored five officers who “ran toward the threat and stopped it” when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in June, gravely injuring House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Off-Duty DC Officer Shot and Killed in Baltimore

An off-duty Washington, DC, police officer who lives in Baltimore was killed and a woman was wounded Saturday in a shooting in West Baltimore, police say.

Body Cam Study Shows No Effect on Police Use of Force or Citizen Complaints

According to a study of Washington D.C. police officers, having police officers wear body cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers' use of force, at least in the nation's capital.

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Capitol Police, Alexandria Officers Awarded 'Officer of the Year' Honors

The two U.S. Capitol Police officers and three Alexandria Police Department officers who jumped into action when a gunman opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia last June were honored Sunday with a prestigious "Officer of the Year" award.