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  • Public-safety pros talk about police use of force

    A frank panel discussion about police procedures and race in the wake of the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, was entitled \”When Police Shoot: A Dialogue on the Use of Force.\”

  • Protesters snarl traffic in D.C.

    Protesters are planning to demonstrate at the Department of
    Justice Monday — just one day after a group of protesters blocked a D.C.
    interstate highway.

  • Ferguson unrest is personal for Wizards’ Beal

    Bradley Beal, who grew up in St. Louis, calls the recent events in suburban Ferguson \”definitely heartbreaking.\”

  • 2nd night of Ferguson protests in D.C.

    D.C. saw its second protest in as many nights over a Missouri grand jury\’s decision Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

  • Author: Black anger at police is based on history

    Tim Wise, an anti-racism educator and author of six books on racism and white privilege, tells WTOP that the anger many black people feel toward the police is based on real history.

  • In D.C., Ferguson protests loud but peaceful

    While protests in Ferguson, Missouri, turned violent after the grand jury\’s decision Monday not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, in the District the decision was met peacefully, with marches and chants.

  • Michael Brown’s family releases statement

    The Brown family released a statement Tuesday night after the grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of their son Michael Brown.

  • Report: Ferguson police firing tear gas at protestors

    A reporter from Associated Press Radio says that police in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun firing tear gas canisters.

  • Report: Ferguson police officer in shooting to resign

    CNN is reporting that Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has set off months of tension, is in the final stages of negotiations to resign.

  • Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons

    TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply…