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Photo of Kid in Cuffs Posted on Social Media Sparks Debate

June 14, 2018
Lancaster Chief of Police Jarrad Berkihiser said that the officer was called to the school because the boy was in some manner of crisis, and that the handcuffs were needed to protect the student from harming himself or others.

Pennsylvania Officers Shot Responding to Kidnapping Call

June 13, 2018
Police went to the house around 10:45 p.m. after a woman told them that two of her teenage sons were possibly being held hostage there in connection with stolen drugs and money.

Pennsylvania Organizations Teach Teens About Policing, Military

June 12, 2018
For six days, the teens will live in the dorms at York College, marching to and from classes in platoon formation, learning about criminal codes, forensics, crowd control, and other law enforcement topics.

Transgender Woman Arrested Attempting to Burn Thin Blue Line Flag

June 12, 2018
An 18-year-old named Ryan Segin tried to pour lighter fluid on a Thin Blue Line Flag but police stopped her before she could light it.

Philly Police Issue New Policy on Trespass Enforcement

June 8, 2018
Officers are now instructed to first attempt to de-escalate and mediate disturbances between property owners and accused offenders.

Pennsylvania K-9 Dies After Falling from Roof in Training

June 7, 2018
K-9 Choper was a 5-year-old German shepherd who served with the Conewango Township (PA) Police Department.

Pennsylvania Officer Dies from Cardiac Arrest During Tactical Team Training

May 10, 2018
Officer Alex Sable, 37, was training to become a member of York County's Quick Response Team when he went into cardiac arrest. He received immediate treatment from on-site medics and was transported to a Baltimore-area hospital, where he died Wednesday evening.

Suspects Illegally Using Pennsylvania 911 Frequencies, Officials Say

May 1, 2018
"Unauthorized individuals have used Cambria County radio frequency to transmit false information to authorities while posing as police officers and corrections officers," District Attorney Kelly Callihan said in a statement.

Pennsylvania Detective Dies During Physical Training

April 20, 2018
The New Castle Police Department reports on Facebook that Detective Sgt. Brian Cuscino had been with the New Castle Police Department since 2001. He worked as a patrol officer for approximately 10 years and was then promoted to a detective in the criminal investigative division.

Pittsburgh Police Gearing Up for Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

April 18, 2018
In the memo the department’s detectives are instructed to begin wearing a full uniform and carrying riot gear with them in anticipation of massive protests. More Here.

Video: Pittsburgh Police Gearing Up for Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

April 18, 2018
In the memo the department’s detectives are instructed to begin wearing a full uniform and carrying riot gear with them in anticipation of massive protests.

Pennsylvania Teachers Given Baseball Bats as Last Option Against Shooters

April 11, 2018
“The bats are more symbolic than anything,” Superintendent William Hall said. “However, we do want to have one consistent tool to have at somebody’s disposal in a classroom in the event they have to fight.”

Pittsburgh Pirates Honor Fallen Officer Before Saturday Game

April 9, 2018
The Pirates had home white jerseys made with "Shaw" and No. 29 on the back for the family in tribute to the badge number of the late New Kensington, PA, police Officer Brian Shaw, a Lower Burrell native who was killed in the line of duty Nov. 17 during a traffic stop.

Taiwanese Exchange Student Accused of Planning School Attack

March 30, 2018
According to the Upper Darby Police, the suspect, An Tso Sun, had a slew of items in his home including: a military-style ballistic vest; high-powered crossbow with scope and light; arrows; 29 rounds of 9mm ammunition; a strangling device; a "military" ski mask; and ear protectors for firing.

Pennsylvania Sheriff Hires Recent College Grad as Second in Command

March 12, 2018
Held announced the appointment of Travis Day, 23, of Jeannette to serve as a captain in the sheriff's department, filling a void in the leadership team due to an indefinite medical leave and a resignation.

U.S. Marshal Killed in January was Hit by Friendly Fire

March 1, 2018
Sturgis’ first shot struck a task force member in the elbow. In response, another task force member returned fire towards Sturgis.

Pennsylvania Corrections Officer Dies 11 Days After Being Attacked by Inmate

February 26, 2018
Paul Jawon Kendrick is accused of fatally beating Sgt. Mark Baserman just before 7 p.m. Feb. 15, which led to Baserman's hospitalization for 11 days. Corrections Secretary John Wetzel reported Baserman's death in a news release Monday afternoon.

Loaded Handgun Found in Backpack of Philadelphia High School Student

February 26, 2018
The .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, fully loaded, set off an alarm when the backpack went through a metal detector, police said.

Mother of Teen who Allegedly Planned School Shooting Charged in Connection to Plot

February 13, 2018
Police later obtained a search warrant for the suspect's home and recovered from his bedroom a semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun, two machetes, throwing knives, two lever-action rifles, a revolver, a cross bow, "and bulk ammunition for all of the weapons," Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower said at a news conference in January.

Radio Transcripts Capture Philly Police Crowd Control Efforts Following Super Bowl Victory

February 5, 2018
“At Broad and Market they’re throwing bottles at the cops. Please send SWAT teams over there in case we need them.”
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