The new FOP contract award gives Commissioner Ramsey what he and past Commissioners had long sought: the right to promote some of his commanders based solely on merit, regardless of how they score on exams.
Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended 16-year police veteran Officer Ronald Dove for 30 days and plans to fire him.
Jonathan McNesby, president of FOP Lodge 5, says Commissioner Charles Ramsey’s decision to fire Lieutenant Jonathan Josey will be appealed.
Authorities say officer John King pulled a gun on a Mercy Hospital employee during an argument in October 2009.
In the wake of months of corruption-tinged cases, Commissioner Ramsey is boosting the size of the Internal Affairs Division from 100 to 125.