A review of an incident that led to the shooting death of a firefighter in 2016 is underway, with the goal of finding new ways to reduce the risk to first responders in potentially dangerous calls.
Three Southeast D.C. residents were hospitalized on Monday morning after a fire forced them out of their home into freezing temperatures.
City officials say more gun violence has contributed to the rising number of murders, and D.C. saw one of the biggest increases in fatal shootings nationwide while most other major cities reported overall decreases.
Keeping Arlington’s night life enjoyable and safe is one of the county’s goals. The Arlington Restaurant Initiative (ARI) started as a voluntary pilot program earlier this year, modeled after the international Best Bar None program.
A measure that gives second chances to younger offenders who commit violent crimes is now being debated amid calls for change.
Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department Deputy Chief Ben Barksdale has wanted the job since he was 8 years old.
Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger will be back before the county council’s public safety committee Monday morning to discuss the use of Tasers by his police force.
“I don’t care what time of the day it is and I don’t care how few people need the service, the fact is that this is a life-or-death service,” Councilman Marc Elrich says.
The minimum wage, public safety and education were all topics D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser touched on Tuesday night in her State of the District speech.
Fighting terrorism can be as simple as telling someone a trash can needs to be emptied or that a light bulb needs to be replaced.
After a series of groping incidents near American
University\’s campus, students are launching a
program in an attempt to keep their peers safe at
American University in Northwest Washington is
under alert after four students reported they were
groped by a man in a dark hooded sweatshirt over
the past week.
Montgomery County kids faced off on the basketball court Saturday during the 2nd Annual Audacity of Hoops 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament. The tourney aims to curb youth violence that has plagued the downtown Silver Spring area.
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