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Philadelphia Police Using Social Media More As Crime Fighting Tool

“The Department’s official Twitter account has 17,789 followers,” Commissioner Charles Ramsey said.

04/10/2013

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey testifies at a hearing on the police department's budget.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Ramsey Says Lack of Money Is Keeping Phila. Police From Recording Its Interrogations

Filming interrogations takes more than sticking a camera on a tripod, Ramsey told councilman Bill Greenlee during budget hearings.

04/09/2013

(Graphs from ACLU report.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

ACLU Says Philadelphia Cops Still Misusing ‘Stop and Frisk’ Procedure

A federal judge continues to oversee an agreement between the ACLU and the Nutter administration in which the police department agreed to better train officers on the use of “stop and frisk.”

03/19/2013

(Philadelphia Police Academy graduates are sworn in.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

22 More Academy Graduates Are Sworn In For Service In Philadelphia Police Dept.

“You’ll need good insoles for those shoes,” police commissioner Charles Ramsey warned the graduating class. “We start all recruits out on foot.”

03/01/2013

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Son-In-Law Of Governor Corbett Fired From Philadelphia Police Department

The son-in-law of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has been fired from the Philadelphia police force after he allegedly stole marked money during a police sting.

02/22/2013

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Commissioner Ramsey Speaks On Investigation Of Gov. Corbett’s Son-In-Law

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says he ordered the investigation into Gibson, who works for the Narcotics Unit, after Gibson’s fellow officers alerted him to their suspicions that he was removing money and other items from crime scenes.

02/01/2013

Officer Pharez Morris (Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philadelphia Officer Arrested After Off Duty Incident Last Year

The Philadelphia DA’s office has announced charges against a 27-year old Philadelphia Police officer with firing his gun at a building over a dozen times last October and then lying to law enforcement about the incident.

02/01/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.25.13

Chris discusses Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey’s tesitmony in Congress about assault weapons, John Kerry’s confirmation hearings for Secretary of State, and Katie Couric’s interview with Manti Te’o. He talks to Walt Hunter about the murder of a Center City doctor, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and Comedian Brian Posehn.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/25/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.18.13

Chris assesses the latest ads released by the White House featuring children calling for action on gun violence and Lance Armstrong’s confessions with Oprah Winfrey last night. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Actress Jenna Elfman about her new show 1600 Penn, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagles hiring of Chip Kelly.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/18/2013

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

Ramsey Hopes Politics Won’t Undermine Stronger Gun Control Laws

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he was pleased to see virtually all of his recommendations in President Obama’s proposals on gun violence.

01/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.17.13

Chris reviews President Obama and Joe Biden’s plan to reduce gun violence and the Eagles hiring of Oregon Head Coach, Chip Kelly. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, Joe Vallee, a contributor to A Snowball’s Chance: Philly Fires Back Against the National Media, and gun rights expert, John Lott.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.16.13

Chris previews todays unveiling of President Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden’s plan to reduce gun violence, discusses the House of Representative’s passage of a $51 billion package of aid relief and the confession of a Pt. Richmond man who called in a bomb hoax for a flight from Philadelphia to Dallas in September. He also talks to Judge Andrew Napolitano, Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and Larry Ward, the founder of Gun Appreciation Day.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/16/2013

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Philadelphia Ends Year With Highest Number Of Homicides In The Last 4 Years

Philadelphia ends the year with 329 homicides. That’s the highest number in the last four years. But Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey sees signs of hope amid the statistics.

12/31/2012

(Police commissioner Charles Ramsey announces command changes in the Philadelphia Police Department.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Major Internal Command Shakeup at Philadelphia Police Department

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey has announced 36 command changes within the Philadelphia Police Department.

11/09/2012

(Philadelphia's emergency management operations center.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Emergency Office Goes Into High Gear

The City of Philadelphia has fully activated its emergency operations center, and three shelters were opened for city residents who have left their homes in advance of potential flooding from Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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