Fraternal Order of Police

'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

Pennsylvania FOP President Les Neri. (Credit: Fraternal Order of Police)

Pa. Police Officers Say Their Unionism Is Under The Gun

More than 500 police officers are meeting this week for the state Fraternal Order of Police conference in Philadelphia.

08/14/2012

(Credit: CBS 3)

Camden Officers’ Jobs Threatened By New County-Run Police Force

With a little help from police throughout the state, cops in Camden are fighting to keep their jobs while city and county officials work toward implementing a county-wide department that would force more than half of Camden’s police out of a job.

08/11/2012

lorenzo family

Philadelphia Police Show Support For Fallen Officer’s Family

It was a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 95 who is accused of killing Philadelphia police officer Brian Lorenzo.

07/27/2012

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Fraternal Order Of Police Holds Fundraiser For Fallen Officer’s Family

The Fraternal Order of Police isn’t wasting any time in showing their support for the family of fallen Philadelphia highway patrol officer Brian Lorenzo. All of the proceeds from a fundraiser held in Northeast Philly Friday will go directly to Brian’s wife and kids.

07/13/2012

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Hundreds Ride In Honor Of Fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo

It was a tribute to Highway Patrol Officer Brian Lorenzo and one of the highest honors to give the fallen.

07/11/2012

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