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Police Chiefs Blast Senate Gun Vote As a 'Disgrace'

April 29, 2013
An association of police chiefs called the U.S. Senate's rejection of gun-control legislation earlier this month "a disgrace" and blamed "the gun lobby" for blocking the measures.

Philly Cop Dragged 3 Blocks

April 1, 2013
At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the officer began investigating when he heard screams coming from a vehicle. As he interviewed the vehicle occupants, the driver hit the accellerator and dragged the office.

Philly Top Cop Vows To Rotate Narco Cops

March 13, 2013
Amid an FBI probe into the Philadelphia Police Department's narcotics unit, Commissioner Charles Ramsey said he would push to rotate officers out of the unit.

Former Philly Cop Indicted for Loansharking

March 8, 2013
A former Philadelphia Police officer has been charged with extortion for allegedly operating a loan-sharking business that took advantage of at least one fellow officer, reports the FBI.

Pa. Couple Who Stole 2 Cruisers Charged

March 7, 2013
New Jersey authorities slapped a Philadelphia couple with multiple charges Wednesday for leading police on a high-speed pursuit with two stolen cruisers in two states.

Video: Suspects Arrested After Two Pursuits In Stolen Squads

March 5, 2013
A Camden Police officer had pulled over a vehicle with a man and a woman in front of the Police Administration Building at about 9:50 a.m. and was writing a ticket, when the suspects struck him and jumped into his patrol car.

Stolen Police Car Pursuit In Philly

March 5, 2013

A woman was arrested following the second of two pursuts involving stolen patrol cars. After stealing a Camden PD cruiser, she then stole a Philadelphia PD squad. CBS Philadelphia captured video of the second chase. Read the full story here.

Video: Judge Acquits Philly Cop Who Hit Woman at Parade

February 26, 2013
A Municipal Court judge acquitted a former Philadelphia Police officer of simple assault for striking a woman at last year's Puerto Rican Parade.

Off-Duty Tactics for Street and Home

January 23, 2013

As law enforcement officers we find it hard to think of ourselves as "victims." We tend to think that robberies, burglaries, and home invasions happen to other people, not to us. After all, we're the cops. Unfortunately, crime can affect anyone, even us.

Video: Philly Cops Question Open Carry Activist

November 21, 2012
An open-carry activist posted his encounter with two Philadelphia Police officers to YouTube, after they questioned him about his permit and told him he couldn't legally carry hollow-point ammunition.

Philly Cops Question Open Carry Activist

November 21, 2012

Two Philadelphia Police officers question an open-carry activist in front of a Manayunk barbershop. Read the full story here.

Family of Slain Philly Cop Sues Parole Board

November 13, 2012
The family of a slain Philadelphia Police officer is suing the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, claiming that the death of Moses Walker could have been prevented.

Philly Commish Shakes Up Leadership

November 12, 2012
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey announced a series of changes that officials say will help streamline the Police Department, making it stronger, more efficient, accountable and flexible.

Video: Man Slaps Philly Cop at Oktoberfest

October 16, 2012
Video of a Philadelphia Police officer's rough arrest of a man who slapped him has gone viral, after other patrons of an Oktoberfest street party posted it to YouTube.

Philly Cop Slapped at Oktoberfest

October 16, 2012

A Philadelphia Police bicycle patrol officer was slapped by a patron at a South Street beer festival in September. The officer then grabs the man and strikes him with a baton, ending the fight. Read the full story here.

Philly Union Holds Fund-raiser for Fired Cop

October 12, 2012
The Fraternal Order of Police will fete the 19-year veteran dismissed for punching a woman at the Puerto Rican Day Parade with a $30-per-person benefit Oct. 28.

Video: Philly Cops Break Up Brawl at Wedding

October 8, 2012
A raucous brawl between attendees of two weddings left one dead and three in handcuffs Sunday, as at least a half dozen Philadelphia Police officers were needed to defuse the situation.

Wedding Brawl In Philly

October 8, 2012

A half-dozen Philadelphia Police officers were called in to break up a huge brawl between two wedding parties on Sunday at a luxury hotel in the Society Hill neighborhood. Read the full story here.

DOJ Taps LISC for Troubled Communities Grant

October 6, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $1 million to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to help attack crime hot spots in 15 U.S. cities to improve the quality of life in troubled communities.

Philly Commish Dismisses Lt. In Punch Video

October 4, 2012
The Philadelphia Police lieutenant who was captured on cellphone video punching a parade-goer in the face will be fired, Commissioner Charles Ramsey said Wednesday.
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