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.
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.
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.
The ceremony to honor the founder of Geno’s Steaks had the same flavor as plaque dedications to fallen police officers and firefighters.
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.
The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police received a check for $15,000 Thursday morning.
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.