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(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey is flanked by Jaqueline Wasni, VP of Motorola Solutions, and Sgt. Patrick McKee, a graduate of the POSIT program.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Police Get Funding Gift For Their Supervisor Training Program

The Philadelphia Police Foundation presented police commissioner Charles Ramsey with a $45,000 grant to fund the Police Supervisory In-Service Training program, better known as “POSIT.”

07/08/2014

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Phila. Cop Charged With Instigating, Fighting With Teens

Philadelphia police officer Tamika Gross was arrested after allegedly encouraging and taking part in fights with her teenaged children and others teens.

06/24/2014

(Maureen Rush of the Philadelpha Police Foundation and police commissioner Charles Ramsey hold a ceremonial check denoting the donation of $84,780 for equipment to expand videotaping of police interrogations.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Police Dept. Gets Big Grant To Expand Recording of Interrogations

It’s now only a matter of time, but no longer a matter of money, before many suspect interrogations by Philadelphia police detectives are recorded by camera and microphone.

06/03/2014

(A Philadelphia police officer examines the car in which Phillippe Holland was shot and severely wounded by undercover Philadelphia police during a confusing confrontation that escalated.  Credit: CBS-3)

Community, Fundraising For Pizza Deliveryman Shot By Phila. Cops, Wants Answers

Philippe Holland was left in critical condition following the April 22nd shooting, near 51st Street and Baltimore Avenue. The official word from police was that the shooting may have been the result of a “misunderstanding.”

05/13/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Annual Ceremony Honors Fallen Philadelphia Firefighters, Police Officers

The annual memorial service honoring the sacrifice of Philadelphia police and firefighters was held Tuesday in Franklin Square.

05/06/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police ID Suspect Wanted In Dozens Of Smash-And-Grab Crimes

Philadelphia police have issued an arrest warrant for a man wanted in a string of burglaries that have plagued two dozen city businesses.

02/27/2014

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey listens as DA Seth Williams describes how his office will contribute to the ongoing investigation.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. DA Adding Muscle of His Office to Probe of Teen’s Stop-and-Frisk Injury

Darrin Manning, 16, says police caused him a ruptured testicle while frisking him on a center city streetcorner last January 7th.

02/06/2014

(Darrin Manning's mother, Ikea Coney, speaks to reporters outside Philadelphia Family Court as Manning's attorney, Lewis Small, listens.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Prosecution of Teen Allegedly Caught in Philly Cop’s Genital Squeeze Called Unfair

The mother of straight-A student Darrin Manning says her son was roughed up by police during a streetcorner patdown.

01/23/2014

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey gestures toward a video replay of an incident that took place January 7th near Broad and Girard.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Phila. Police Commissioner Says January 7th Street Incident Remains Unclear

According to a published report, a 16-year-old boy who is a straight-A student at Mathematics, Civics & Sciences Charter School suffered a ruptured testicle during a patdown by police at 15th and Girard on January 7th.

01/17/2014

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey meets with reporters one day before the Eagles-Saints playoff game at the Linc.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Philly’s Top Cop Warns That Saints Fan May Be An Undercover Decoy

Part of the security strategy for Saturday’s game involves security officers dressed in Saints jerseys and hats.

01/03/2014

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Authorities Warn Against New Year’s Eve Gunplay

“Bullets go up, and they do come down, and we have no control over where they land and who they might injure,” police commissioner Charles Ramsey said.

12/31/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

16-Year Police Veteran Suspended With Intent To Dismiss

Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended 16-year police veteran Officer Ronald Dove for 30 days and plans to fire him.

11/08/2013

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles speaking at the IACP Conference. (Credit: John Mcdevitt)

Top Cops From Around World In Philadelphia For IACP Conference

Nearly 14,000 attendees are expected at the 120th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, that began Saturday.

10/19/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philadelphia Police Officer Arrested; Received Compensation For Fake Military Leave

On April 8th, 2013, Philadelphia Police Internal Affairs Division was informed of a possible Integrity violation regarding Police Officer Louis Fletcher of the 9th District.

10/08/2013

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says more supervisors will be on hand during and after this year's Puerto Rican Day parade.   Photo by Paul Kurtz)

City Officials Plan For a Calmer, More Controlled Puerto Rican Day This Year

Officials have announced plans for the first annual Boricua Fest, to take place at the Dell East following the Puerto Rican Day parade on September 29th.

09/17/2013

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