BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Man with Knife

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Man with Knife

Police said Gerald Hall, 29, of Northeast D.C., was shot by at least one officer after refusing a command to drop a knife. Police said officers encountered Hall after responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 3200 block of Walnut Street Northeast at around 11:30 a.m. ...
Police Suicide: What No One Wants to Say

Police Suicide: What No One Wants to Say

Law enforcement suicide: Whether it’s a problem of catastrophic magnitude, an infrequent anomaly, or a problem that simply doesn’t exist depends upon who you ask. The unfortunate reality is that we simply don’t know the extent of the problem because we, as a profession, have not had ...
Final Tour: December & 2016 in Review

Final Tour: December & 2016 in Review

Seven officers died during the month of December and, while no line-of-duty loss is ever acceptable, the loss of seven is something of a respite after losing three times that many in November. That made November the deadliest single month seen in this country in more than five years. ...