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Experts Weigh In on the Case of Pennsylvania Officer Facing Homicide Charges

March 26, 2015
A Hummelstown, Pa., police officer employed a TASER on David Kassick Feb. 2, but ended up fatally shooting him after he didn't obey commands to show his hands.

Philly Mayor Forms Panel to Review Use of Force

March 26, 2015
Following a Justice Department report on the use of lethal force by Philadelphia police, Mayor Michael Nutter yesterday signed an executive order creating an independent oversight committee to implement the report's recommendations.

Pennsylvania Officer Charged with Homicide for On-Duty Shooting

March 24, 2015
The 14-year veteran of the Hummelstown Police Department allegedly tailed Kassick after he failed to pull over and shot him multiple times in the back.

Pennsylvania Officer Fired, Charged with Beating 2 Suspects

March 17, 2015
Six months later, the officer reportedly beat another suspect — this one handcuffed — at the end of a police pursuit, court records show. That man, suspected of driving a stolen car Dec. 18, suffered a head wound that needed staples to close, authorities said.

Video: Up To 44 Years for Man in Fatal Pittsburgh Police Dog Stabbing

March 10, 2015
A man convicted of fatally stabbing Pittsburgh police K-9 Rocco has been sentenced to 17 years, 9 months to 44 years in prison.

Up To 44 Years for Man in Fatal Pittsburgh Police Dog Stabbing

March 10, 2015

A man convicted of fatally stabbing a Pittsburgh police dog has been sentenced to 17 years, 9 months to 44 years in prison. More Here.

Video: Philly Officer Slain, 2 Brothers Face Murder Charges

March 6, 2015
Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III, an 8-year veteran, died after he was shot by suspects several times at close range during an attempted robbery inside a North Philadelphia GameStop late Thursday afternoon. The 30-year-old father leaves behind two young children.

Philly Officer Slain, 2 Brothers Face Murder Charges

March 6, 2015

Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III, an 8-year veteran with the 22nd District, died from his injuries after he was shot by suspects several times at close range during an attempted robbery inside a North Philadelphia GameStop late Thursday afternoon. The 30-year-old father leaves behind two young children, ages 8 and 1. More Here.

Pennsylvania Officer Stabbed, Suspect Killed After Early Morning Pursuit

February 23, 2015
A Catasauqua, Pa., police officer was stabbed early Monday morning after a police chase that ended in Allentown, where the suspect was shot and reportedly killed by police, according to emergency radio reports and officials.

Steelers' Quarterback Announces K-9 Grants in Pittsburgh Area

February 18, 2015
Today, Pittsburgh Steelers' Super Bowl Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing six grants totaling $55,000 to police departments in the Pittsburgh, Pa., area where the Steelers play their home games.

Truck Driver Allegedly Chucks Fridge at Officers During Pursuit

February 17, 2015
A tractor-trailer driver threw items from his cab at police — including socks, shoes, and a small refrigerator — as he led them on a 34-mile chase in western Pennsylvania, authorities said Sunday.

Pennsylvania Trooper Charged in Training Accident Shooting of Fellow Officer

February 12, 2015
More than four months after rookie State Trooper David Kedra was killed in a Montgomery County training exercise, authorities on Tuesday identified and charged his shooter - an experienced instructor - with reckless endangerment.

Detective Dies Running for Charity

February 3, 2015

A Bensalem, Pa., police detective who collapsed and died during a 5K race Saturday morning in Philadelphia was running to raise money for his parish, St. Anselm, and its youth program. More Here.

Video: Detective Dies Running for Charity

February 3, 2015
A Bensalem, Pa., police detective who collapsed and died during a 5K race Saturday morning in Philadelphia was running to raise money for his parish.

Video: Handcuffed Pennsylvania Woman Drives Off in Patrol Car, Leads Police on High Speed Pursuit

January 16, 2015
Center Township Police Chief Barry Kramer today offered a theory of how Roxanne Rimer allegedly stole a police cruiser while her hands were cuffed behind her back.

Handcuffed Pennsylvania Woman Drives Off in Patrol Car, Leads Police on High Speed Pursuit

January 16, 2015

Center Township Police Chief Barry Kramer today offered a theory of how Roxanne Rimer allegedly stole a police cruiser while her hands were cuffed behind her back. More Here.

Man Planned to Ambush, Kill 3 Pennsylvania Officers

January 9, 2015
A Lancaster, Pa., man, currently behind bars, is facing charges after allegedly hatching a plot to ambush and kill three city police officers who arrested him last month.

Video: Pa. Man Killed Tried to Run Over Officers, Posted Online Threats

December 31, 2014
Police in suburban Philadelphia said late Tuesday that they had shot and killed a man who attempted to run down officers in his car after they tried to arrest him for making threats against law enforcement.

Pa. Man Killed Tried to Run Over Officers, Posted Online Threats

December 31, 2014

Police in suburban Philadelphia said late Tuesday that they had shot and killed a man who attempted to run down officers in his car after they tried to arrest him for making threats against law enforcement. More Here.

Man Jailed for Facebook Threats Against Officers

December 29, 2014
Two social media posts inciting violence against local law enforcement and threatening to "exterminate" police officers following the slayings of two New York City officers last weekend landed a Midway, Pa., man in jail.
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