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Portland Chief Named New Philly Commissioner

In taking over in Philadelphia, Outlaw would lead the nation’s fourth-largest municipal police department, which has about 6,600 sworn officers and 800 civilian employees. By comparison, the Portland Police Bureau has 877 sworn officers and 300 civilian employees.

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Pennsylvania Officer Found Dead in Squad Car—Natural Causes Suspected

An officer with the Ridley Township (PA) Police Department was found dead in his patrol vehicle on Saturday night in Delaware County.

Police Kill Barricaded Gunman Who Shot PA Trooper

A gunman who barricaded himself inside his house after shooting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper was shot and killed after a 14-hour standoff.

Pennsylvania State Trooper Shot, Wounded at Welfare Check

A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon by the subject of a welfare check and had to be airlifted from the scene.

Charitable Foundation Donates New Motorcycle to Pennsylvania Department

The York (PA) Police Department has a brand new 2019 Harley-Davidson patrol motorcycle thanks to the generous donation of a local charitable foundation.

Philadelphia Police Distribute Food in "Operation Thanksgiving"

Officers with the Philadelphia Police Department have resumed the annual tradition of delivering Thanksgiving meals to families in need in the City of Brotherly Love.

Philadelphia Officer Shot, Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder

An officer with the Philadelphia Police Department was shot in the arm and a suspect left in critical condition after a gunfight at a public transit stop Thursday. The suspect has been charged with attempted murder.

Video: Off-Duty Philly Officer Fired at While Stopping Bar Fight

An off-duty officer was shot at multiple times early Wednesday morning when he intervened to stop a beating outside of a West Philadelphia bar, authorities said.

5 Thoughts on Policing Alongside Anti-Police District Attorneys

Newsflash: The District Attorney is not your friend and never will be, despite the fact that on paper they are supposed to be your partners in putting criminals behind bars.

Widow of Slain Philly Officer Seeks to Remove DA from Mumia's Appeal

Maureen Faulkner—the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, who was murdered by Mumia Abu-Jamal during a traffic stop in 1981—says that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office should be disqualified from overseeing any appeals of that case.