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Video: Philly Cop Shoots, Kills Armed Man

July 26, 2012
Philadelphia police have been meeting with Cambodian residents in Olney, after an officer shot an armed man who pointed a gun at him and refused to drop it.

Philly Cop Shoots, Kills Armed Man

July 26, 2012

Members of the Cambodian community in Philadelphia are questioning the shooting of one of their own by an officer. Read the full story here.

Philly Cop Struck, Killed After Argument

July 16, 2012
An off-duty Philadelphia police officer was struck and killed on his bicycle late Sunday by a driver after an argument between the two men.

Murder Rate Rises As Philly Controls Stop-and-Frisk

July 11, 2012
New York City leaders considering reining in the department's stop-and-frisk policy amid criticism from civil liberties groups have looked to Philadelphia for a possible model.

Philly Cop Killed by Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

July 9, 2012
Officer Brian Lorenzo, a 23-year veteran and member of the department's elite Highway Patrol unit, was killed early Sunday on Interstate 95 while riding his Harley-Davidson Road King.

Video: Philly Cops Use Force at Accident Scene

June 8, 2012
The Philadelphia Police Department launched an internal investigation into a forceful arrest captured by two witnesses that shows four officers detaining an 18-year-old.

Forceful Arrest In Philly

June 8, 2012

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating the forceful arrest by four officers of an 18-year-old who allegedly resisted arrest, reports NBC 10. Read the full story here.

Video: Philly Cop Attacked With Own Baton

May 31, 2012
A Philadelphia police officer who recently graduated from the academy fought off a robbery suspect who attacked him with his own baton, forcing the officer to shoot the man.

Philly Cop Attacked With Own Baton

May 31, 2012

A Philadelphia Police officer shot a robbery suspect who was striking the officer with his own baton. Read the full story here.

Men Dressed as Islamic Women Commit Crimes In Philly

April 26, 2012
A recent wave of bank holdups and a homicide committed by men dressed as Muslim women has prompted the Philadelphia-area Islamic community to offer a $20,000 reward for tips that lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.

Celebrities Host Mumia Abu-Jamal Birthday Party

April 11, 2012
Celebrities and activists will call for the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal during an Occupy-style protest later this month marking the cop killer's 58th birthday.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Loses Pa. High Court Appeal

April 3, 2012
Mumia Abu-Jamal, whose conviction in the slaying of a Philadelphia police officer became a major battleground of the 20th century's racial divide, has lost his latest appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

City Pays $1.8M In Fatal Police Shooting of Philly Bystander

March 26, 2012
The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $1.8 million to the family of a man killed by stray police gunfire during the pursuit of an armed suspect on New Year's Eve 2008.

Retired Philly Cop Wears Uniform at Occupy Protest

February 14, 2012
Retired Philadelphia Police Capt. Ray Lewis, who gained national attention with his defiant, in-uniform protest and subsequent arrest at Occupy Wall Street, made his first appearance with Occupy Philly on Monday afternoon.

Philly Car Dealer Criticized for Using Fallen Officers on Billboard

December 13, 2011
On Friday, Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby and the Philadelphia Police Department began receiving calls that a well-known Philly car dealer had used the photos of fallen Philadelphia police officers, the department emblem and the Fraternal Order of Police emblem in his billboard advertisements.

Philly Cop Allegedly Stole Credit Cards of Detainees

October 12, 2011
A Philadelphia Police officer has been charged with allegedly stealing the credit or debit cards of detainees, and using them to buy gas and personal goods.

Curfew Brings Quiet Weekend for Philadelphia Police

August 15, 2011
A few dozen youth were picked up for violating curfew, and a teenage girl was stabbed in the arm. Twelve teens were picked up for curfew violations on Saturday, a sharp drop from the 50 apprehended on Friday night.

Philly Implements Curfew to Curb Flash Mob Violence

August 10, 2011
In recent weeks, there have been several assaults by teens on city residents, CNN reports. These attacks, or "flash mobs," are organized via e-mail and social media Websites.

BMW Considers Sport Bike for Police Market

June 30, 2011
BMW plans to field-test a sport bike now being used by police agencies in Europe as an off-road option for American law enforcement. BMW is currently selling a civilian version of its F800-GS in the United States, and could easily convert it for police use, the company's law enforcement manager tells POLICE Magazine.

Philadelphia PD To Change Stop and Frisk Policy

June 21, 2011
The Philadelphia Police Department will change the way it monitors, reviews and audits pedestrian arrests after settling a federal lawsuit filed in November over the department's controversial "stop and frisk" policy.
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