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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

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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

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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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Local FOP Files Grievance, Cite Deplorable Conditions At Facilities

The local Fraternal Order of Police is bugged about bugs. The union has filed a grievance claiming police stations are in such terrible shape that officers are exposed to fleas and bed bugs.

09/21/2011

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Head of Camden FOP Warns of Possible Riots If City Adopts County Policing

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 president John Williamson believes a new, countywide police force would lead to increased crime — and more.

08/13/2011

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Camden, NJ Signs On To Countywide Police Force Plan

The changes could come as soon as the end of this year. The police union is considering legal action.

08/03/2011

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Bed Bugs Infest 3 Philadelphia Police Stations

Here in Philadelphia, the latest invasion was reported where Philly’s finest report to work at Harbison and Levick streets.

07/11/2011

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Camden, NJ Braces For Worse Times After Gov. Christie Slashes Urban Aid

Last week’s budget cuts from Trenton could leave financially distressed urban areas like Camden in serious trouble.

07/06/2011

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Pa. Legislator Wants To Force Philadelphia Cops To Show Up At Car Crashes

Pennsylvania state representative Angel Cruz (D-Phila.) says there are too many unknowns when it comes to even minor traffic accidents, and he wants to make it mandatory that cops respond and investigate.

05/16/2011

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