Former Phila. Police Commissioner Named Public Safety Consultant For Wilmington PDRamsey will assist Chief Cummings in his continuing efforts to implement community focused violence reduction strategies.
Richard Ross Sworn In As Philadelphia's Police CommissionerThe Philadelphia Police Department has a new leader, but he's a familiar top cop who has worn brass on his shoulders for quite some time. Richard Ross has been sworn in - at his alma mater - Central High School.
Justice Dept. Releases Progress Report On Efforts To Improve Philly Police Training On Use Of Deadly Force & Community PolicingThe Philadelphia Police Department was given 91-recommendations last March to address officer involved shootings and use of deadly force incidents.
Security Plan In Place For Army/Navy Game At Lincoln Financial FieldTens of thousands of people attend the game each year, including the military and other dignitaries.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey Announces RetirementCommissioner Charles Ramsey will be retiring effective January 7, he announced at a news conference Wednesday.
Charles Ramsey: Black Lives Matter Protesters Squandering Their OpportunityPolice Commissioner Charles Ramsey said that Black Lives Matter protesters should spend their efforts on other issues impacting black neighborhoods.
Philadelphia Police To Start Testing Body CamerasPolice in Philadelphia have started testing body cameras, a move that comes as the head of the force joined a presidential task force on modern law enforcement.
Philadelphia Police Department Set To Enact Interview Policy ChangesBeginning later this week, New Year's day, Philadelphia police will enact new interview policies to protect the rights of suspects and witnesses. And police officials see other benefits in upcoming policy changes.
City Prepares For Large Crowds As Fourth of July Celebration Begins In Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter expects 600,000 people to show up on the Parkway and more than one million to pass through the various city activities.
Thousands Take Part In 34th Annual Broad Street RunTens of thousands turned out for the 10-mile race, the biggest of its kind in the country, and it went as well as organizers had hoped.
Philadelphia FOP Stands Behind Officer Fired For Videotaped Slapping Of WomanJonathan McNesby, president of FOP Lodge 5, says Commissioner Charles Ramsey's decision to fire Lieutenant Jonathan Josey will be appealed.
Commissioner Ramsey Promises Swift, Thorough Investigation Into Officer Beating IncidentThe outrage spread as fast as the video. With nearly a million hits in two days, the YouTube video of Lt. Jonathan Josey punching Aida Guzman, 39, has gone viral, picked up by news networks across the country.