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.
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.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says the investigation is underway into two separate police-involved shootings last night, that left two men dead.
Both lawmakers were joined at the police administration building by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams and police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
YouTube is giving us a peek at who’s watching what across the country.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says private surveillance systems have aided the Philadelphia Police Department in fighting crime on numerous occasions.
The TWU sought the meeting after cataloguing what the union describes as a “spike” in assaults in 2011 and 2012.
Chris details the events of the explosions at yesterday’s Boston Marathon. He talks to Police Chief Charles Ramsey about Philadelphia’s readiness to deal with such an attack, and Malvern resident Will Mullen, who ran in the race. He also talks to Andrew McCarthy, from National Review, about the media jumping to conclusions and also to James Hirsen from Newsmax about Saturday Night Live’s handling of the debate over gun control.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey held a press conference to announce that during an audit conducted last week the department learned that one of the 1,356 M-16 rifles given to the PPD by the federal government in 2009 is unaccounted for.
“The Department’s official Twitter account has 17,789 followers,” Commissioner Charles Ramsey said.
Filming interrogations takes more than sticking a camera on a tripod, Ramsey told councilman Bill Greenlee during budget hearings.
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.”
“You’ll need good insoles for those shoes,” police commissioner Charles Ramsey warned the graduating class. “We start all recruits out on foot.”