The Washington Post

Mark Berman

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Incidents in which police used Tasers to control violent, disturbed people led to charges and controversy.

  • Nov 26, 2015

Leaders of City Council’s black caucus call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to remove his police chief.

  • Nov 25, 2015

“I never talked to the officer, period,” says the police union spokesman who relayed the widely-reported information.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Hundreds of people took to the streets for peaceful protests in the hours after police released graphic footage of an officer shooting a 17-year-old last year.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times in an incident last year.

  • Nov 25, 2015

The gunfire came as Minneapolis grapples with protests over one police shooting and Chicago prepares for possible unrest over another.

  • Nov 24, 2015

The execution — the last scheduled in the U.S. this year — was carried out late Thursday.

  • Nov 19, 2015

Demonstrators standing amid freezing temperatures explain why they are digging in.

  • Nov 19, 2015

A police officer was shot and killed in what officials thought was a targeted killing and later said was a robbery.

  • Nov 19, 2015

Debate unearths memories of “dark cloud” in nation’s treatment of refugees during past conflicts.

  • Nov 18, 2015
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