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Police Still Seeking Help In Case Of Woman Shot Dead In Northern Liberties

An increased reward was set to expire at midnight Sunday for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 26-year-old Amber Long.

02/16/2014

(A Camden County police car.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

2013 IN REVIEW: Camden Police Force Is Overhauled

Long-sought changes in police protection for Camden, NJ residents and businesses finally took effect this year.

12/26/2013

(Out-of-their-prime cell phones destined for new life as 911 "Hopelines" are displayed at Philadelphia police headquarters.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Owners of Obsolete Cell Phones Urged To Donate Them For Abuse Victims

For victims of domestic abuse, “These cell phones really are a lifeline,” says Katie Young-Wildes with Women Against Abuse.

11/20/2013

(Delaney Lindberg, 12, places a rose on the plaque honoring her late grandfather, Officer Dave Sampson.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

21 New Plaques Honor Fallen Heroes Outside Phila. FOP Headquarters

Twenty-one additional fallen police officers now have a final place of honor, as plaques in their names were dedicated outside FOP headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/23/2013

(A Philadelphia police officer identified as Philip Nace overturns a basketball stand.  Image from Youtube)

Philly Cop Under Investigation After 2nd Questionable Act Caught on Video

In the latest video, an officer identified as Nace moves a sidewalk basketball backboard, then knocks it over.

10/17/2013

'Coats for Kids' volunteer Bernadette Carter. (Credit: Justin Udo)

‘Coats For Kids’ Clothing Drive Underway

People from across Philadelphia gave the gift of warmth Sunday as The 6th Annual drive kicked off.

10/06/2013

(Jonathan Josey outside the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, after being found not guilty of assault.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Advocacy Groups Want Probe Into Assault Acquittal of Philadelphia Cop

Lt. Jonathan Josey was found not guilty of assault charges stemming from an incident in which he was caught on videotape slapping a woman to the ground during a Puerto Rican Day celebration. The judge’s wife is a Philadelphia police officer.

03/07/2013

(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

(A Camden police car may soon be a thing of the past when the county takes over policing duties.  File photo from CBS3)

NJ Agency OKs Layoff of Camden’s Entire Police Force

The City of Camden, NJ has received the go-ahead to lay off all of its uniformed police officers, in a step toward creating a new, county-run police force.

01/03/2013

(Phila. FOP president John McNesby.  File photo)

Arbitrator Gives Philadelphia Cops 6-Percent Raise Over Two Years

Philadelphia FOP president John McNesby calls the award fair for both police and the Nutter administration.

12/20/2012

Antonio Rodriguez, 23, was convicted of murdering Elaine Goldberg, Nicole Piacentini, and Casey Mahoney.  (Phila. PD photo)

Family Of ‘Kensington Strangler’ Tipster Awaiting Thousands In Reward Money

Months after police charged Antonio Rodriguez with raping and murdering three women, the tipster later known as “Oscar” was killed on a Kensington street corner.

10/03/2012

(The New Jersey Civil Service Commission, facing camera, and staffers, backs to camera.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden County

The decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.

10/03/2012

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In Apparent Warning To Union, Chesco Towns Move To Disband Shared Police Department

The contract covering unionized police officers doesn’t expire until the end of next year, but officials from both municipalities say they will take steps to dissolve the department.

10/02/2012

Officer Moses Walker, Jr. (Credit: Philadelphia Police)

Fraternal Order Of Police Organize Benefit For Officer Walker’s Family

The Fraternal order of Police Lodge #5 has organized a fundraiser to help support the family of Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.

08/24/2012

(Mayor Michael Nutter, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter To Cop Killers: Give Up Now

Mayor Nutter says that with law enforcement working around the clock to find them, the best thing Officer Walker’s killers could do is turn themselves in.

08/22/2012

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