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Lt. John Stanford

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Police Say City’s New Pot Decriminalization Law Partly Responsible For Decline In Arrests

Police Department spokesman Lt. John Stanford says arrests fell 16-percent in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year.

08/07/2015

"Dirt Bike Rell" (Credit: Instagram)

Police Quell False Rumors Over Murder Of Popular Philly Dirt Biker

Recent online chatter about the murder of a popular dirt biker in Southwest Philadelphia on Tuesday is raising questions over whether police were involved in the shooting.

10/16/2014

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City Program Helps Businesses Install Private Security Cameras To Assist Police

Philadelphia residents and businesses have been helping police identify criminal suspects and even prevent crime through a surveillance camera program.

08/29/2014

(Felix Wilkins, in 2010 file photo by Michelle Alton -- http://maltonphotos.zenfolio.com.  Used with permission)

Philadelphia Street Musician Files Another Lawsuit Against Police

“Felix was abducted from in front of the Reading Terminal by two Philadelphia police officers, handcuffed, and eventually dropped off at Love Park,” says Evan Shingles, an attorney representing Felix Wilkins.

04/24/2014