Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Many officers lack the training to deal with the mentally unstable, which can often lead to violence, experts say

  • Jun 30, 2015

The measure would initially affect 13 states.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Families of those slain see a link that stretches from Trayvon Martin to the Charleston 9

  • Jun 23, 2015

A majority of Americans say protests of unfair treatment always make the country better.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Nine states have no laws specifically governing police use of force, the Amnesty International report said.

  • Jun 18, 2015

But overall confidence in police remains unmoved from a year ago.

  • Jun 17, 2015

A judge in Cleveland found probable cause to charge a police officer with murder for the death of the 12-year-old, who was fatally shot while playing with a toy gun last year at a park.

  • Jun 11, 2015

Criminologist Jeffrey Ian Ross analyzes the actions of the McKinney, Tex., police officer that were caught on camera.

  • Jun 11, 2015

Sens. Boxer and Booker introduce legislation that would require the reporting of deadly-force incidents.

  • Jun 2, 2015

Legislation introduced after Post’s reporting on police shootings

  • Jun 2, 2015
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Wesley Lowery is a national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He previously covered Congress and national politics. Prior to joining the Washington Post in February 2014, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and has also reported for the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal. In 2014, he was named the National Association of Black Journalists' "Emerging Journalist of the Year." Follow him on Twitter @WesleyLowery.
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