Lt. John Stanford
Police Department spokesman Lt. John Stanford says arrests fell 16-percent in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year.
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.
Philadelphia residents and businesses have been helping police identify criminal suspects and even prevent crime through a surveillance camera program.
“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.