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Ex-Philly Cops Plead Guilty To Heroin Conspiracy

February 7, 2011
Two former Philadelphia Police officers have pleaded guilty to a heroin conspiracy involving their plan to rob a dealer, and then distribute the drug to another person they believed to be a dealer and money launderer but who was an undercover officer.

Philly SWAT Ends Stand-off With Suspect Who Shot 3 Cops

December 22, 2010
The incident began at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, when the agency's SWAT unit responded to the Sanger Street home with 20-year-old Nasuil Martinez, who was wanted in connection with the Dec. 9 shooting of another officer.

$10,000 Reward Set for Philly Officer's Shooter

December 14, 2010
Police are seeking Naisul Martinez, 20, who is suspected to be involved in a Friday incident. After stopping a vehicle, four men bolted from the vehicle, and the officer gave chase. He was struck by two rounds in the shoulder, as he climbed a fence.

Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season

December 3, 2010
For the past 22 years, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) has asked law enforcement families, surviving families, and police supporters to put a "blue light" in their windows during the holiday season as a symbol of remembrance of those officers who have made the supreme sacrifice.

Mumia Supporters Rally at Philly's Federal Courthouse

November 9, 2010
About 500 people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia today in support of death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal in advance of an appeals court hearing on his sentencing for the murder of Police Officer Daniel Faulkner.

Jury Deadlocks, Philly Cop Killer Gets Life

November 8, 2010
The 12 Philadelphians who spent three days last week deliberating the fate of Rasheed Scrugs for the murder of Police Officer John Pawlowski returned to court this morning and essentially asked to start over.

Philly PD Seeks Donations To Bring Back Mounted Unit

November 5, 2010
Officials hope to establish the unit with $2 million for 10-12 hours. The unit was cut for budgetary reasons in 2006.

Philly Cop Must Pay Victim's Family

October 26, 2010
The verdict against Officer Marvin Burton came despite three separate investigations by the District Attorney's office, Internal Affairs Division, and the Firearms Discharge Review Board that ruled the shooting justifiable.

Partner Testifies About Slain Philly Officer

October 23, 2010
Philadelphia Police Officer Mark Klein, 26, took the witness stand Friday to describe the night he lost his partner and high-school friend John Pawlowski.

Philly Cop Killer Stuns Judge With Guilty Plea

October 21, 2010
When asked to enter a plea in his trial of the ambush killing of Officer John Pawlowski, Rasheed Scruggs stood and said, "I'm guilty of first-degree murder, and I'm sorry."

Three Philadelphia Officers Cleared In Shooting

October 14, 2010
"After a lengthy and careful review of the facts in this case I concluded that the three officers acted properly in this situation," according to District Attorney Seth Williams. "Vincent Parsons fired first and the officers had no other choice but to fire back."

Parolee Who Ambushed Philly Officer Could Face Death

October 4, 2010
The trial of Rasheed Scrugs, 35, is the fourth in 10 months covering one of the darkest periods in the Philadelphia PD, which lost seven officers on-duty in less than three years.

Two Films Present Contrasting Views of Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

September 22, 2010
Screenings of two contrasting films about convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal in Philadelphia on Thursday brought appearances from police widow Maureen Faulkner as well as Abu-Jamal himself, who called from prison.

Worker Kills Two at Cookie Factory, Surrenders to Philly SWAT

September 10, 2010
After pointing her licensed .357 Magnum at security guards to gain entry, Hiller reportedly entered the building's lunchroom and opened fire on three employees who she had an ongoing dispute with.

Fleeing Shoplifter Body-Slams Philly Officer

August 19, 2010
A man caught shoplifting in a Rite-Aid by a Philadelphia police lieutenant grabbed the officer, flipped him over body-slammed him before running out of the store.

Hung Jury Forces Life Sentences In Philly Cop's Killing

August 18, 2010
The two bank robbers involved in the fatal shooting of Philadelphia PD Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski in 2008 avoided the death penalty, when a Common Pleas Court jury deadlocked on execution because they didn't pull the trigger.

Philly Officer Who Stole $825 From Bar Involuntarily Committed

August 3, 2010
Officer Kenneth Crockett becomes the eleventh officer arrested since March 2009. The officer's family committed him, after he learned he would face first-degree misdemeanor counts of theft and receiving stolen property.

Should You Chase or Contain?

July 31, 2010

So should you chase or contain? It depends on the situation and what agency you work for. Just as there are a variety of threats to consider about suspects in flight, so too are there differences of opinion as to how to address the problem.

Philly Police Recover 'Scary' Arsenal at Scene of Officer Shooting

July 17, 2010
Weapons dropped by fleeing suspects included an AK-47, SKS carbine and Glock pistol. Inside a van were two Bushmaster AR-15 assault-type rifles, a TEC-9 semiautomatic pistol, a Taurus PT24 pistol, and another Glock.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Documentary 'The Barrel of a Gun' Gets Release Date

June 14, 2010
Filmmaker Tigre Hill has been working on the film since 2006, and says he has uncovered new evidence showing the killing was premeditated.
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