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Police shootings of children spark new outcry, calls for training to deal with adolescents in crisis

A Washington Post database of fatal force incidents finds most children shot by police are minorities and less likely to be armed than adults shot by police.
  • May 12, 2021

Post-riot effort to tackle extremism in the military largely overlooks veterans

Of the roughly 380 individuals federally charged in connection with the riot, at least 44 — mostly veterans — had military links, according to data compiled by The Washington Post.
  • Apr 20, 2021

U.S. Capitol Police Officer William ‘Billy’ Evans killed in the line of duty

Neighbors said Evans was as dedicated to his job as he was to his family.
  • Apr 2, 2021

A family seeks and can’t find answers as one of their own is accused of 10 murders in Boulder mass shooting

The parents and siblings of the accused shooter are ashamed and grieving for the victims, a close relative said.
  • Mar 28, 2021

FBI identifies suspect in slaying of two agents

David Lee Huber is believed to have shot and killed two FBI agents and wounded three others before taking his own life.
  • Feb 3, 2021
  • Local

A small town seethes after learning one of its own says he joined Capitol’s mob

In Aberdeen, Md., the police chief’s son declared he had 'stormed the Capitol,' prompting the same kind of reckoning underway in communities across the country. There was fear, fury, lies, conspiracy theories and, before long, a threat of more violence.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Conspiracy theories and a call for patriots entice veterans at the Capitol

Former Green Beret, outraged by Ashli Babbitt’s death and Trump’s defeat, challenged Capitol Police to duel.
  • Jan 15, 2021

These brutal police dog attacks were captured on video. Now some cities are curtailing K-9 use.

Video of attacking police dogs and the resulting physical injuries are beginning to alter the image of the lifesaving K-9, sometimes known as the “Lassie effect.”
  • Nov 29, 2020

Fatal police shootings of mentally ill people are 39 percent more likely to take place in small and midsized areas

A tragic case in Oregon shows what can go wrong when police use violence with a mentally ill person.
  • Oct 17, 2020

Protests spread over police shootings. Police promised reforms. Every year, they still shoot and kill nearly 1,000 people.

The Post has documented 5,400 fatal shootings by police since the start of 2015.
  • Jun 8, 2020