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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.

Philly Top Cop Asks Feds to Review Department

May 29, 2013
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsay has asked the Department of Justice to investigate officers' use of force at one of the nation's largest law enforcement agencies.

Philly Cop Charged In Drug Rip-off Scheme

May 23, 2013
Jeffrey Walker, a 24-year-veteran of the force, allegedly concocted plans to set up the dealers and shared the ideas with someone who he did not know was an FBI informant.

$60M Bail Set for Former Philly 'Top Cop'

May 20, 2013
A former Philadelphia Police officer once named a "top cop" who sat next to Michelle Obama at a State of the Union address now faces 32 charges, including promoting prostitution, human trafficking, and rape.

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.

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