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Philadelphia Reduces College Requirement for Officers

May 3, 2016
Since January, a new commissioner has been running the Philadelphia Police Department, and when it comes to cops and college, he's about to flip the script.

Philly Officer Shot in Thigh, Uses Tourniquet to "Save" Self

April 18, 2016
Two suspects are in custody after a Philadelphia police officer was shot and wounded, while responding to a robbery call.

Video: Philly Officer Shot in Thigh, Uses Tourniquet to "Save" Self

April 18, 2016
Two suspects are in custody after a Philadelphia police officer was shot and wounded, while responding to a robbery call.

Wounded Philly Officer Throws Out First Pitch, Proposes to Girlfriend at Phillies Game

April 15, 2016
A Philadelphia police officer who was shot and wounded during an ambush in January in West Philadelphia made the most of his moment in the limelight Monday before the Phillies home opener. More Here.

Video: Wounded Philly Officer Throws Out First Pitch, Proposes to Girlfriend at Phillies Game

April 15, 2016
A Philadelphia police officer who was shot and wounded during an ambush in January in West Philadelphia made the most of his moment in the limelight Monday before the Phillies home opener.

Video: Gunman Opens Fire on Undercover Philly Officer's Car, No Injuries Reported

March 7, 2016
The officer took cover and stopped his car. He then chased after the suspect on foot as he ran into a side alley that led west back toward Lesher Street. After running through the alley with his gun out the officer was met by three men with their guns pointed in his direction, investigators said. The officer took cover and identified himself, according to officials.

Gunman Opens Fire on Undercover Philly Officer's Car, No Injuries Reported

March 7, 2016
The officer took cover and stopped his car. He then chased after the suspect on foot as he ran into a side alley that led west back toward Lesher Street. After running through the alley with his gun out the officer was met by three men with their guns pointed in his direction, investigators said. The officer took cover and identified himself, according to officials. More Here.

Philly Police Training Emphasizes De-Escalation Tactics

January 25, 2016
Sergeant Kenneth Gill–a police academy instructor–says the training is designed to teach police officers how to de-escalate emotionally charged confrontations. More Here.

Video: Philly Police Training Emphasizes De-Escalation Tactics

January 25, 2016
Sergeant Kenneth Gill–a police academy instructor–says the training is designed to teach police officers how to de-escalate emotionally charged confrontations.

Man Named in Anonymous Cop Shooting Tip Turns Himself In: Sources

January 21, 2016
A man who an anonymous tipster claimed had pledged his allegiance to ISIS and was planning to shoot police officers in New York and Philadelphia has turned himself in to police, law enforcement.

Philly Officer's Shooter Loyal to ISIS Likely Acted Alone

January 15, 2016
FBI Director James B. Comey said Thursday that investigators were not currently seeking any other suspects in last week's shooting of a Philadelphia police officer by a man who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

FBI Treating Philly Officer's Shooting as Terror Attack

January 14, 2016
Police say Yeadon resident Edward Archer told them he was acting in the name of Islam when he opened fire on Officer Jesse Hartnett's marked cruiser on Jan. 7 at a Philadelphia intersection. The officer was wounded.

Police Investigating If Philly Officer's Shooter Worked With Others

January 12, 2016
Federal and local authorities are continuing to investigate a tipster's claim that Edward Archer, the man charged in the shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett, was part of a small group of men with radical beliefs.

Video: Suspect Confesses to Shooting Philadelphia Officer in Name of Islam

January 8, 2016
Authorities say a Philadelphia police officer is recovering after he was shot several times during an ambush late Thursday night in West Philadelphia.

Suspect Confesses to Shooting Philadelphia Officer in Name of Islam

January 8, 2016
Authorities say a Philadelphia police officer is recovering after he was shot several times during an ambush late Thursday night in West Philadelphia. More Here.

New Philly Police Commissioner Wants Squad Cars to be More Stealthy

January 7, 2016
Commissioner Richard Ross announced the directive to staff, referring to the still blue and red bar lights, not the emergency flashing colored lights. More Here.

Video: New Philly Police Commissioner Wants Squad Cars to be More Stealthy

January 7, 2016
Commissioner Richard Ross announced the directive to staff, referring to the still blue and red bar lights, not the emergency flashing colored lights.

Video: Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend.

Los Angeles, Philly Police Unions Join Boycott of Tarantino Films

October 29, 2015
The Los Angeles police union and the Philadelphia police union have joined the NYPD union in a boycott of the films of Quentin Tarantino in response to the director referring to "murder" in connection with police use of force at a New York rally over the weekend. More Here.

Video: Philly Police Commissioner Announces Retirement

October 19, 2015
Ramsey's retirement will be effective on January 7th, the anniversary of his swearing-in back in 2008. He thanked Mayor Michael Nutter, whose second term also ends in January.
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