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.”
The annual memorial service honoring the sacrifice of Philadelphia police and firefighters was held Tuesday in Franklin Square.
Philadelphia police have issued an arrest warrant for a man wanted in a string of burglaries that have plagued two dozen city businesses.
Darrin Manning, 16, says police caused him a ruptured testicle while frisking him on a center city streetcorner last January 7th.
The mother of straight-A student Darrin Manning says her son was roughed up by police during a streetcorner patdown.
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.
Part of the security strategy for Saturday’s game involves security officers dressed in Saints jerseys and hats.
“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.
Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended 16-year police veteran Officer Ronald Dove for 30 days and plans to fire him.
Nearly 14,000 attendees are expected at the 120th annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, that began Saturday.
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.
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.
A Philadelphia cop who was fired after a video of him punching a woman went viral is getting his job back.
“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.
“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.