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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

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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

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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

(Philadelphia police dust for fingerprints on the front door of the victim's home.)

$10,000 Reward Offered In Kidnap-Rape Of Feltonville Nine-Year-Old

Capt. John Darby of the police department’s Special Victims Unit says the unidentified attacker stripped before entering the home near “D” and Wyoming at 4:30am last Wednesday morning, grabbed the girl from a bed where other children were also sleeping, and fled.

06/21/2012

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NJ Judge Says No Camden Vote Necessary to Regionalize The Police Department

The “show cause” hearing before Judge Daustino Fernandez-Vina pitted opponents of the regionalized police force against those in favor of it, including Camden mayor Dana Redd.

06/11/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.7.12

Chris discussed getting to the Sixers game through the chaos of the Broad Street Run. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Entertainment Tonight’s Nancy O’Dell.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/07/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.22.12

Chris talks to John Cicala of the Fraternal Order of Transit Police about the SEPTA Police Strike, Pennsylvania State Senator Larry Farnese about his proposed legislation in response to the Republican Ultrasound bill and to Buzz Bissinger about the Penalties handed out to the New Orleans Saints for trying to knock players out of games.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/22/2012

Philadelphia City Council Takes Close Look At Troubled Bail System

Philadelphia City Council took a close look at the city’s troubled bail system on Wednesday, but key players in that system were no-shows.

03/07/2012

(Camden County freeholder-director Louis Cappelli.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Effort To Force Voter Referendum On Camden Police Raises Ire of County Official

Lou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.

02/01/2012

(A City of Camden police car.  File photo)

Union Official Calls Camden County Policing Plan a Union-Busting Tactic

John Williamson, who heads up the Camden FOP, insists there’s lots of blame to go around but points a specific finger at the State of New Jersey for Camden’s current status as one of America’s “most dangerous” cities.

12/22/2011

Raymond Lewis, retired Philadelphia police captain, speaks with protesters in Zuccotti Park on November 15, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Retired Philly Police Captain Arrested In NY ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Rally Warned

A retired Philadelphia police captain arrested in uniform during Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City is getting a warning from police and union officials.

12/08/2011

(Pa. state senator John Rafferty.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

State Sen. John Rafferty Declares Run For Pa. Attorney General Post

At an event in Harrisburg, Republican state senator John Rafferty not only announced his candidacy for attorney general but also picked up the endorsement of the state lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police.

11/30/2011

(All photos by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Police Union Honors Late, Longtime Backer Joey Vento

The ceremony to honor the founder of Geno’s Steaks had the same flavor as plaque dedications to fallen police officers and firefighters.

11/02/2011

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