Asa Khalif, the founder and President of Racial Unity USA, defended a Black Lives Matter protest that interrupted and shouted down Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey at a community forum.
About 15 minutes into what was supposed to be an hour discussion, demonstrators began to chant, making it impossible for him to continue.
Chris discussed Stevie Wonder’s surprise free concert at Dilworth Plaza, Congressman Chaka Fattah’s call for a review of his prosecutors, and Philadelphia’s ‘day of kindness.’
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the controversy forced a shift in policing nationwide.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey acknowledges there’s been a larger than usual number of hit and run accidents in the city lately, and he puts the onus on drivers.
Five former members of the Philadelphia narcotics squad are now suing the mayor, police commissioner and district attorney for defamation.
The Philadelphia Police Department named two officers they say are under investigation for shooting at a suspect this past May.
The Reading Terminal Market is more than seven miles from the scene of last month’s disastrous Amtrak train derailment, but that didn’t keep merchants at the market from admiring the quick response of police and firefighters.
Kenney says he’s not taking a victory in the mayoral race for granted, but he does plan to meet with Mayor Nutter shortly about personnel.
Jim Kenney wasn’t the only winner on Primary Day in Philadelphia. Education had a big night, too.
Mayor Nutter strongly defended his police commissioner after Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Williams said that, if elected, he would not let Charles Ramsey stay on.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says national incidents of police violence has made recruiting minorities for the Philadelphia police force much tougher.
Ramsey feels that with people like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar “using words like assassination and so forth” that people’s emotions are getting in the way of helping to solve the problems that we face.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey spoke to a group of 80 recruits about the importance of getting back to the basics when it comes to justice, emphasizing that it all starts with the US Constitution.
A Philadelphia police officer is in hot water after showing up at the station in a patrol car while drunk early Saturday morning.