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Charles Ramsey

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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

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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

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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

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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

(Jonathan Josey outside the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, after being found not guilty of assault.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Philly Cop Caught On Tape Striking Woman Gets Job Back

A Philadelphia cop who was fired after a video of him punching a woman went viral is getting his job back.

08/12/2013

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Review Of Philadelphia Police Policies Gets Underway

“This won’t give us the satisfaction that there will never be another police shooting, that’s not the point,” Ramsey said outside police headquarters. “The point is to make sure I’m providing my officers with all the tools they need to be effective in their jobs.

06/19/2013

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Commissioner Ramsey Says Police Use of Deadly Force Is A Delicate Balance

“Listen, I’ve also had a lot of cops get shot and killed since I’ve been in Philadelphia, so I do believe there are a lot of threats and dangerous situations they find themselves in,” the Philadelphia police commissioner said.

05/30/2013

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Police Shoot, Wound Suspect In North Phila. As City’s Top Cop Calls For Wide Review

The shooting comes on the heels of news that Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey has asked federal authorities to look into department’s use of deadly force.

05/29/2013

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.

Ramsey: Internal Affairs Is Investigating Police Involved Shootings

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says the investigation is underway into two separate police-involved shootings last night, that left two men dead.

05/23/2013

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