Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Civic leaders are determined to make sure the city’s economic upswing is not interrupted by possible violence.

  • May 21, 2015

President says military equipment can give police departments the feel of an occupying army.

  • May 18, 2015

Nine months after riot police quelled protests in Ferguson, Mo., the president is banning the federal government from distributing some military-style equipment, including armored vehicles and firearms, to local law enforcement.

  • May 18, 2015

Official investigation into the shooting remains ongoing

  • May 13, 2015

A softer community-policing ethos has inoculated the city from the kind of protests that rocked Baltimore.

  • May 7, 2015

The 12-year-old boy shot to death by Cleveland police in November still hasn’t been buried.

  • May 5, 2015

“The incident has shattered the life of the Rice family,” a new court filing stated.

  • May 4, 2015

In Baltimore, New York and Washington, police have already backed away from “zero tolerance.”

  • May 2, 2015

Mayhem in his hometown poses a new challenge for the former mayor and likely White House hopeful.

  • Apr 28, 2015

  • Apr 12, 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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