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Philadelphia Police Department Begins New Training Program

April 6, 2015
Amid mounting pressure to institute reform in the Philadelphia Police Department, specifically regarding its policies for the use of force, a workshop for 80 new recruits will be held on Monday as part of a brand new training program.

Pennsylvania Man Killed Wife, Self with Chainsaw

April 2, 2015
Authorities say one of the people found dead in a Lower Moreland Township, Pa., home on Tuesday after suffering wounds from a chainsaw was slain; the other committed suicide.

Philly's First Black Female Officer Dies at 78

April 2, 2015
After her stint in Juvenile Aid, Rae was transferred to the Civil Affairs Unit, where her talents as a calming influence and negotiator stood her in good stead. She spent 20 years on the police force.

Video: Pennsylvania Officer Killed in Home, Girlfriend Charged With Terroristic Threats

March 30, 2015
Darby Borough (Pa.) PD Officer Mark Hudson was shot and killed in his Glenolden home on Saturday night while off duty. On Monday, Hudson's live-in girlfriend was charged with threatening him.

Pennsylvania Officer Killed in Home, Girlfriend Charged With Terroristic Threats

March 30, 2015

Darby Borough (Pa.) PD Officer Mark Hudson was shot and killed in his Glenolden home on Saturday night while off duty. On Monday, Hudson's live-in girlfriend was charged with threatening him. More Here.

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.
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