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Philadelphia Officer Praised for Not Shooting AR-Wielding Man

December 19, 2014

"I immediately announced 'police, drop the weapon.' About the second time I yelled it, he was just looking over his right shoulder. As he looked over his right shoulder, I was in 8 to 10 feet of him. I think he realized me coming out of nowhere, I had the drop on him and he immediately dropped his weapon," Berg said. More Here.

Video: Philadelphia Officer Praised for Not Shooting AR-Wielding Man

December 19, 2014
"I immediately announced 'police, drop the weapon.' About the second time I yelled it, he was just looking over his right shoulder. As he looked over his right shoulder, I was in 8 to 10 feet of him. I think he realized me coming out of nowhere, I had the drop on him and he immediately dropped his weapon," Berg said.

Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

December 18, 2014

A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer. More Here.

Video: Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

December 18, 2014
A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer.

Philly Union President Decries Anti-Police Protests

December 18, 2014
The president of Philadelphia's police union on Wednesday decried the protests sweeping cities across the country after grand juries in Missouri and New York state cleared white officers who killed unarmed black suspects.

6 Shot Dead in Pennsylvania Killing Spree; Suspect Loose

December 15, 2014
The suspected gunman remains on the loose after a killing spree in Montgomery County, Pa., that left six people dead at multiple locations.

Pennsylvania Officer Killed in Fiery Pursuit Crash

December 15, 2014
A part-time Perryopolis, Pa., police officer was killed Sunday afternoon in a fiery two-vehicle crash on Route 51 in neighboring Perry Township when a Uniontown man crossed in front of his cruiser, police said.

Video: Officer's Home Burns Down, Neighbor Charged with Arson

December 5, 2014
The neighbor of a Montgomery County, Pa., police officer is under arrest, charged with setting the officer's home on fire while he and his family were away on vacation.

Officer's Home Burns Down, Neighbor Charged with Arson

December 5, 2014

The neighbor of a Montgomery County, Pa., police officer is under arrest, charged with setting the officer's home on fire while he and his family were away on vacation. More Here.

Philadelphia Mural Honors Officer Killed by Mumia

November 24, 2014
A mural memorializing Daniel Faulkner, the Philadelphia police officer shot to death by Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1981, was unveiled over the weekend on the 6th Police District headquarters in Chinatown. Scores of people, mostly police officers, gathered for the mural’s dedication.

Pennsylvania Officers Rush to Rescue After Boy, 10, Shoots Self

November 18, 2014
As it turned out, Mackey, an officer in Folcroft, Pa., and Sharon Hill, Pa., officer Stephen Mummo may have saved the 10-year-old's life after they rushed to the shooting scene at a Darby Township auto-body shop.

Ambush Suspect Frein to Face Terrorism Charges

November 14, 2014
Eric Matthew Frein admitted to Pennsylvania State Police shortly after his capture last month that he shot two state troopers because he wanted to "wake people up, because it was all he could do" (to effect government change), state police said Thursday in filing two counts of terrorism against the 31-year-old.

Cop Killer Mumia Sues Over Pennsylvania Law That Could Silence Him

November 10, 2014
Convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is seeking to overturn a new Pennsylvania law that allows violent crime victims to sue offenders whose speech continues to cause them "mental anguish."

Philly Officer Rescued from Burning Patrol Car by Teen Firefighter and Young Man

November 10, 2014

A young man and a teenage volunteer firefighter are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a police officer and a pickup truck driver from a fiery crash in South Philadelphia Saturday evening. More Here.

Video: Philly Officer Rescued from Burning Patrol Car by Teen Firefighter and Young Man

November 10, 2014
A young man and a teenage volunteer firefighter are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a police officer and a pickup truck driver from a fiery crash in South Philadelphia Saturday evening.

Frein Charged with Murder, Could Get Death Penalty

October 31, 2014
Cop killing suspect Eric Frein was arraigned on nine charges in a Pike County, Pa., court Friday, including murder, attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and having a weapon of mass destruction. The prosecutor has said he would seek the death penalty should Frein be convicted.

Ambush Suspect Frein Restrained with Murdered Pennsylvania Trooper's Cuffs

October 31, 2014

Eric Frein -- accused of murdering a state trooper and wounding another last month -- evaded capture for nearly seven weeks. But Pennsylvania State Police say, in the end, the self-taught survivalist gave up without a fight. More Here.

Video: Ambush Suspect Frein Restrained with Murdered Pennsylvania Trooper's Cuffs

October 31, 2014
Eric Frein -- accused of murdering a state trooper and wounding another last month -- evaded capture for nearly seven weeks. But Pennsylvania State Police say, in the end, the self-taught survivalist gave up without a fight.

Cop Killer Suspect Eric Frein in Custody in Pennsylvania

October 30, 2014

After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody. Frein, 31, is suspected in the September 12 ambush shooting that left Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson dead and Trooper Alex T. Douglass wounded. More Here.

Cop Killer Suspect Eric Frein in Custody in Pennsylvania

October 30, 2014
After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody.
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