The deputy that shot and killed an armed suspect in a Thurmont, Maryland robbery attempt earlier this week is Sgt. Kevin Riffle, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.
Federal and state officials continue to search for a man wanted in the shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Virginia.
One officer was handling a privately owned gun when it discharged and the officer was hit in the hand. The bullet ricocheted and grazed another officer in the leg, police said.
Dozens of people lit candles and stood in the dark Thursday night at the intersection of Fort Hunt Road and Alexandria Avenue in Fairfax County, Virginia, to remember an unarmed driver shot by U.S. Park Police along that road nearly a year ago. See photos of the vigil.
Five years after the controversial shooting of John Geer, police in Fairfax County, Virginia, are making good progress in their reform efforts, according to a report released this week.
Virginia authorities say no charges will be filed against sheriff’s deputies involved in a shootout with a man who was killed, and the medical examiner ruled his death a suicide.
Authorities say two Maryland police officers who were shot late Wednesday had entered the wrong apartment on a drug-related search warrant.
A police officer shot and killed a man suspected of stealing from cars who the police said shot at them first in Temple Hills, Maryland, on Monday morning.
Police in Jessup, Maryland were called to a report of a man acting erratically in a hotel lobby. First responders were met with a handgun.
Vanessa Marquez, who appeared as a nurse on the medical drama ER, and also had small parts in shows like Seinfeld and Malcolm and Eddie, was shot and killed by police officers in Pasadena, California on Thursday.
A Richmond police officer who fatally shot a naked, unarmed man on an interstate highway will not face criminal charges because the shooting was “an act of justifiable homicide,” a prosecutor said Friday.
The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. Thursday in the Landover, Maryland, area, Prince George’s County police said.
In June, 41-year-old Robert Lawrence White was shot and killed after an encounter with 32-year-old Anand Badgujar, a two-year veteran of the Montgomery County Police Department. White was unarmed.
An unarmed African-American teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop this week wrote a poem two years ago saying he never wants his mother to feel the pain of burying her son.
Police in suburban Maryland are investigating what precipitated a fatal confrontation between a police officer and a man who reportedly attacked him.
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