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Jacai Colson, a four-year veteran of the Prince George's County police department, "immediately stepped into action," when the gunman opened fire around 4:30 p.m. at the police station.

A Delaware officer who kicked a man in the head during an August 2013 arrest has returned to the force on administrative leave.

A judge ruled Wednesday that a Park Forest, Ill., officer would not be held criminally responsible for firing beanbag rounds at a knife-wielding World War…

UPDATE: 3:50 PM EST According to NBC, investigators have ruled out two other suspects in the Navy Yard shooting. 12 are confirmed dead. The shooter, who is now deceased, has been identified as Aaron Alexis, a 34-year-old from Texas who was just hired as a civilian contractor before the shooting. Updated 1:14PM EST One suspect but two […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: A District police officer traded gunfire with would-be carjackers in Prince George’s County Sunday in the second such incident in the county in less than a week, Prince George’s police said. The off-duty police officer involved in Sunday’s incident in Capitol Heights was not hurt. It was not clear whether he wounded […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: A woman was abducted at gunpoint yesterday at the Franconia-Springfield Metro station and then forced into the trunk of her car and driven around for about an hour before being released, Fairfax County police said. The woman, who was not injured, told police that she was dropped off in the Lorton area, […]