Speaker John Boehner thanked police officers across the country for their service to the country and commitment to keeping Americans safe at home. “On behalf of the whole House, I want to thank all of our police officers and their families for their service and their daily sacrifices,” Boehner said. The number of police officers …
At least three times in the last year the Capitol Police officers have left loaded firearms in various bathrooms around the Capitol Building. The incidents have involved the security details for top congressional leaders and a child even came in contact with one of the lost firearms.
Following Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent announcement that the Justice Department will overhaul its civil asset forfeiture program, a group of congressmen including introduced a bill in Congress Tuesday to reform the practice.
Hundreds of police supporters marched in a rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to voice their support for law enforcement.