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Birthday Boy Asks for Donations to Police Department's K-9 Program

An 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy asked for a special gift for his birthday. The twist was that he wanted nothing for himself—he wanted to donate money to the local police department's K-9 Unit.

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Pennsylvania Officer Charged with On-Duty Sexual Assault of Four Women

An officer with the Wilkes-Barre (PA) Police Department was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he sexually assaulted four women while on duty.

Department Asks Citizens to Get Drunk to Train Recruits on SFSTs

The Kutztown Borough (PA) Police Department received thousands of responses to a request posted to Facebook for three citizen volunteers to help officers in training. The training in question was to help officers learn how to administer Standardized Field Sobriety Tests during suspected DUI traffic stops, and the volunteers would have to be willing to let the department get them drunk.

Judge Approves Outside Jury for Ex-Officer Accused of Killing Antwon Rose

The ex-officer accused of shooting and killing 17-year-old Antwon Rose in June of 2018 will be allowed to have a jury from outside the area during his upcoming trial, a judge ruled on Monday.

Pennsylvania Woman Breaks Into Police Station Seeking Officer Who Arrested Her

A woman in the northeastern Pennsylvania town of West Wyoming has been arrested after she broke into a police station, reportedly in search of an officer she allegedly had been sexually harassing since he arrested her last May.

Pennsylvania Parents File Suit over Proposal to Arm Teachers in Schools

The Tamaqua (PA) School District "endangered their community" when they approved a "manifestly illegal" policy to give weapons to teachers and other school employees, according to a lawsuit filed by three parents and a grandparent.

Pennsylvania K-9 Succumbs to Internal Illness

Police Chief Bob O’Neill said that Gunner had been with the police department for several years.

Widow of Slain Officer Outraged Over Cop Killer Mumia's Chance for Appeal

Judge Leon Tucker granted Mumia Abu-Jamal another opportunity to appeal his conviction in the death of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. Abu-Jamal spent three decades on death row before his sentence in the shooting death of Faulkner was thrown out over flawed jury instructions.

Pennsylvania Department Adds 2 K-9 Officers to its Ranks

K-9s "Bolt" and "Linc" are the newest members of the Warminster Township (PA) Police Department.

Philadelphia Man in Police Custody Dies of Suspected Heart Attack

The 39-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting. Authorities say there was no struggle or force used during the arrest.