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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.

Philadelphia Police Hold Vigil for Daniel Faulkner to Protest Cop Killer's College Speech

October 6, 2014

Philadelphia police held a silent vigil Sunday in protest of convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal's commencement speech at a small Vermont college. More Here.

Video: Philly Narcotics Officers Face 26 Counts of Shaking Down Drug Dealers

July 31, 2014
Zane David Memeger, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said the disgraced cops allegedly stole $500,000 worth of cash, personal belongings and drugs from suspected drug dealers between February 2006 and November 2012 - and then forged police records to cover their tracks.

Philly Narcotics Officers Face 26 Counts of Shaking Down Drug Dealers

July 31, 2014

Zane David Memeger, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, said the disgraced cops allegedly stole $500,000 worth of cash, personal belongings and drugs from suspected drug dealers between February 2006 and November 2012 - and then forged police records to cover their tracks. Read Full Story Here.

Police: Philadelphia Muslim Leader Tried to Cut Off Suspected Thief's Hand

July 22, 2014
The accused immediately denied it, but to no avail. Mitchell and the mosque's imam carried the accused down a flight of stairs to the backyard of the mosque.

Philadelphia City Council Votes to Decriminalize Pot Possession

June 20, 2014
The Philadelphia City Council on Thursday passed a measure decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, following a wave of U.S. states and cities lowering penalties on the drug.

Video: Wounded Philadelphia Officer Shares Story of Survival

May 8, 2014
Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies, critically wounded in the line of duty last August, is speaking out about his struggle to survive and the lifesaving efforts of fellow officers and doctors at Temple Hospital.

Wounded Philadelphia Officer Shares Story of Survival

May 8, 2014

Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies, critically wounded in the line of duty last August, is speaking out about his struggle to survive and the lifesaving efforts of fellow officers and doctors. Read Story Here.

Off-Duty Philly Officer Shot in Back

March 4, 2014
According to officials, the 24-year veteran of the force was in plain clothes when a man approached him from behind, mumbled something to the officer, and then shot him once in the back.

Philly PD Sets Transgender Contact Policy

February 10, 2014
Deputy Commissioner Kevin Bethel worked with members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community to fine-tune the nine-page directive.

Philly Cops to Have New Policy for Interactions With Transgender Community

January 7, 2014
The Philadelphia Police Department will soon implement a new set of guidelines for how officers interact with transgender people. The policy offers basic definitions of transgender men and women, and how best to sort out names and identities during interviews or arrests.

New Philly PD Interrogation Policy Takes Effect Jan. 1

December 19, 2013
On Jan. 1, the Philadelphia Police Department will implement a sweeping new interview policy that's aimed at protecting the rights of people who are questioned by detectives and eliminating instances of investigators being accused of coercing confessions from suspects.

Video: Philly Teen Arrested for Twitter Threats to Witnesses

November 14, 2013
The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said a 17-year-old has been arrested for threatening a crime witness over Twitter, and he may be connected to a notorious Instagram account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in other criminal cases.

Philly Teen Arrested for Twitter Threats to Witnesses

November 14, 2013

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said a 17-year-old has been arrested for threatening a crime witness over Twitter, and he may be connected to a notorious Instagram account that revealed the names of victims and witnesses in other criminal cases. Read Full Story Here.

IACP 2013: Chiefs Want Expanded Background Checks

October 22, 2013
A coalition of police chiefs stepped up their advocacy for extending firearm background checks to private sales, gun shows and online sales, saying the measure is needed to stave off mass shooting attacks.

IACP 2013: Philly Chief Says Police Tech Is 'Benefactor and a Curse'

October 20, 2013
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey called technology both a blessing and curse for law enforcement Saturday as he opened the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference.

Shot Philly Officer Fighting for His Life

August 14, 2013
The Philadelphia Police officer who was shot after pursuing a suspect into a corner store has undergone a second surgery and may lose his kidney as a result of the shooting.

Philly Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

August 13, 2013
A Philadelphia Police officer is expected to fully recover, after a suspect shot him in the abdomen during a vehicle stop on Tuesday. Officer Edward Davies is out of surgery and in critical but stable condition.

Fired Philly Officer Reinstated

August 13, 2013
The Philadelphia Police officer fired for hitting a woman in the face at the Puerto Rican Day parade was reinstated by an arbitrator, who ruled that his firing was improper.
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