Both lawmakers were joined at the police administration building by Philadelphia DA Seth Williams and police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
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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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.