(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke, faced a barrage of questions from Republican senators during her confirmation hearing Wednesday looking to resurface past controversial comments they argued showed her hostility towards police -- as... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Law enforcement colleagues of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin largely have disagreed with the actions he took to restrain George Floyd. Several current and former members of law enforcement have testified in the trial of Chauvin, who faces charges of manslaughter, second-degree... Read More.
By JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In some cases, they wanted to join the military or police so they would be able to commit acts of violence toward members of minority groups.In others, they planned to join the military... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ALEX HOSENBALL and OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As authorities continue to pursue individuals who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol, a growing number of those charged are employing a new defense: blaming the... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has updated the instructions it gives to field officers to outline new priorities for arresting and deporting undocumented immigrants, according to three Department of Homeland Security officials.New... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, JULIA JACOBO and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Federal authorities are continuing to charge rioters who took part in the siege on Capitol Hill.These are the most recent arrests:Rioter seen attacking police with... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As law enforcement in Washington, D.C., braced for protests at the Capitol and around the nation's capital Wednesday when Congress meets to ratify Joe Biden as winner of the presidential election, the leader of... Read More.
BY: LUKE BARR, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — As business owners in Washington, D.C., and New York City board up their storefronts to protect against potential election unrest, law enforcement from New Jersey to California is working to ensure that Americans who show... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, California, sued the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security over the use of federal agents and officers in their cities during unrest and protests.The 50-page lawsuit... Read More.
BY: JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(KENOSHA, Wisc.) -- President Donald Trump toured damaged businesses and met with law enforcement in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday after claiming that the city would have been "burned to the ground by now" had he not... Read More.
By ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted that federal law enforcement and National Guard troops were on their way to Kenosha, Wisconsin, the site of violent protests, to "restore LAW and ORDER!"He still... Read More.
By JORDYN PHELPS, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump grew defensive and claimed "more white people" than Black people die at the hands of law enforcement during an interview with CBS News Monday, despite the reality that unarmed Black people... Read More.