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Video: Robbery Suspect Leads Pennsylvania, New Jersey Police on Wild 2-Hour Chase

July 28, 2015
Investigators said on Tuesday that the man who led police officers from multiple agencies on a two hour pursuit that spanned two states Monday was wanted for stealing underwear and on multiple outstanding warrants for crimes, including domestic violence and strong-arm robbery.

Robbery Suspect Leads Pennsylvania, New Jersey Police on Wild 2-Hour Chase

July 28, 2015

Investigators said on Tuesday that the man who led police officers from multiple agencies on a two hour pursuit that spanned two states Monday was wanted for stealing underwear and on multiple outstanding warrants for crimes, including domestic violence and strong-arm robbery. More Here.

Acquitted of Corruption, 6 Philly Officers Reinstated Via Arbitration

July 13, 2015
Six former Philadelphia police officers acquitted of corruption charges by a federal jury in May have won their jobs back through arbitration.

Man Gets Life for Gunning Down Off-Duty Philly Officer

June 4, 2015
A parolee who gunned down an off-duty Philadelphia Police officer during a robbery gone wrong has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

6 Philly Narcotics Officers Acquitted of Federal Corruption Charges

May 14, 2015
Each of the officers had faced one count of racketeering conspiracy. Four had also been charged with conspiring to violate the civil rights of drug defendants, among other charges.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Philadelphia Officer Praised for Not Shooting AR-Wielding Man

December 19, 2014

"I immediately announced 'police, drop the weapon.' About the second time I yelled it, he was just looking over his right shoulder. As he looked over his right shoulder, I was in 8 to 10 feet of him. I think he realized me coming out of nowhere, I had the drop on him and he immediately dropped his weapon," Berg said. More Here.

Video: Philadelphia Officer Praised for Not Shooting AR-Wielding Man

December 19, 2014
"I immediately announced 'police, drop the weapon.' About the second time I yelled it, he was just looking over his right shoulder. As he looked over his right shoulder, I was in 8 to 10 feet of him. I think he realized me coming out of nowhere, I had the drop on him and he immediately dropped his weapon," Berg said.

Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

December 18, 2014

A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer. More Here.

Video: Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

December 18, 2014
A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer.

Philly Union President Decries Anti-Police Protests

December 18, 2014
The president of Philadelphia's police union on Wednesday decried the protests sweeping cities across the country after grand juries in Missouri and New York state cleared white officers who killed unarmed black suspects.

Philadelphia Mural Honors Officer Killed by Mumia

November 24, 2014
A mural memorializing Daniel Faulkner, the Philadelphia police officer shot to death by Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1981, was unveiled over the weekend on the 6th Police District headquarters in Chinatown. Scores of people, mostly police officers, gathered for the mural’s dedication.

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.
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