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John McNesby

(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

(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

(John Leck Jr., in file photo. Photo from  Phila. PD)

Man Who Killed Philly Cop In Wrong-Way I-95 Crash Pleads Guilty

John Leck Jr. is pleading guilty to the murder of officer Brian Lorenzo, killed in July of last year when his motorcycle was hit head-on by Leck, intoxicated and driving in the wrong direction.

10/15/2013

(Photo from Phila. DA's office)

Veteran Phila. Police Narcotics Officer Caught In FBI Sting, Charged With Ripoff

Federal authorities allege that officer Jeffrey Walker planted drugs in the target’s car, then stole approximately $15,000 from a home.

05/22/2013

(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

(Joshua Albert.  Photo from staphmeal.com)

Bail Set at $300,000 For Philadelphia Man Accused of Urging Hits on Cops, DA

A local blogger has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly creating web sites that encouraged people to murder police officers and the city’s district attorney.

11/20/2012

(Former Philadelphia police lieutenant Jonathan Josey. File photo)

Nutter Administration: ‘No Comment’ On FOP Fundraiser For Officer Who Hit Woman

Lt. Jonathan Josey is slated to be fired after being caught on video hitting a woman in the face during a Puerto Rican Day celebration.)

10/12/2012

(John Leck Jr., in file photo. Photo from  Phila. PD)

Levittown Man Will Stand Trial For Wrong-Way I-95 Crash That Killed Philly Cop

Prosecutors detailed the horrific crash that killed Philadelphia Police highway patrol officer Brian Lorenzo in July, and the alleged drunk driver charged with killing him has been ordered held for trial.

09/26/2012

Philadelphia Police Department

Councilman Wants Changes To Commission That Studies Police Misconduct Allegations

A Philadelphia Councilman introduced Thursday what could prove to be a controversial plan. The idea is to beef up the commission that studies accusations of police misconduct.

03/15/2012

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

(Credit: Timothy McLaughlin)

City Councilman Wants To Strengthen Civilian Panel That Oversees Alleged Police Misconduct

The Police Advisory Commission was created by executive order of then-Mayor Ed Rendell in late 1994, to look into citizen’s complaints of police misconduct. City Councilman Curtis Jones says the commission needs to be strengthened with more funding.

01/30/2012

Philadelphia Police

Thanksgiving Dinner Delivered To Families Of Fallen Police Officers

Delivering Thanksgiving Dinners to the families of Philadelphia Police Officers lost in the line of duty has become a holiday tradition for men and women in blue.

11/23/2011

(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

Police

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

“Left to right: WIP morning show host Angelo Cataldi, WIP’s Al Morganti, Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby, Senior Vice President/Market Manager CBS Radio Marc Rayfield, WIP Host Hugh Douglas and Joe Conklin.

Police Survivors Fund Receives $15K Check From Wing Bowl 19 Proceeds

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police received a check for $15,000 Thursday morning.

05/26/2011

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