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Standout Pennsylvania Football Player Trades Jersey for Police Uniform

A standout football player for the Bishop McDevitt High School in Pennsylvania—who was thought to be a sure-fire NFL prospect—decided that he had a higher calling and entered the police academy instead of continuing his path toward football.

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Philly Police Find Van Containing Explosives

Philadelphia police and federal agents said they found a van containing low-grade explosives as the city tries to stem the widespread unrest, rioting, and looting that followed the fatal police shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr.

1,000 Looters Turn Philly Retail Zone into "Total Loss"

In the second night of unrest in Philadelphia after the Monday shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. by police, police say 1,000 looters descended on retail stores in the Port Richmond neighborhood.

30 Officers Injured in Philly Riots Over Police Shooting of Armed Man

A man identified as Wallace can be seen on citizen video chasing the officers around the car. The officers give the man orders to "drop the knife." He appears to advance on them and they open fire.

Pennsylvania Officers Lauded for Life-Saving Use of Tourniquet on Hemorrhaging Woman

Two officers with the UPMC Police Department in Pittsburgh are being lauded as heroes for saving the life of a woman who was bleeding by applying a tourniquet and keeping her calm until other first responders were able to get to the scene.

PA Shooting That Sparked Protests and Riots Ruled Justified

District Attorney Heather Adams made the announcement at a press conference Wednesday morning, saying that the officer was justified in the use of deadly force.

Mayor, Council Face Questions About PA Chief's Forced Retirement Over Wife's Support for Trump

A Fraternal Order of Police member said the chief was pushed out because his wife posted comments favorable to President Trump on Facebook. The chief's wife later posted several comments to Facebook repeating that story and saying her political views should not have been used to punish her husband.

PA Officers Fatally Shoot Carjacking Suspect Who Killed Female Driver

Officers with the Philadelphia Police Department shot and killed a man who had allegedly murdered a woman and stolen her automobile early Thursday morning.

Pittsburgh Officers Mourn Loss of K-9

Officers with the Pittsburgh (PA) Police Department are now mourning the death of a K-9 who had served that community for more than a decade.

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Pennsylvania Department Struggling to Put Even One Officer on Shift

The Colwyn (PA) Police Department has had significant attrition due to early retirements of officers, placing the agency in a spot where they may only have one officer on duty per shift in a community of 2,600 residents.