Maureen Rush

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey is flanked by Jaqueline Wasni, VP of Motorola Solutions, and Sgt. Patrick McKee, a graduate of the POSIT program.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Police Get Funding Gift For Their Supervisor Training Program

The Philadelphia Police Foundation presented police commissioner Charles Ramsey with a $45,000 grant to fund the Police Supervisory In-Service Training program, better known as “POSIT.”

07/08/2014

(Maureen Rush of the Philadelpha Police Foundation and police commissioner Charles Ramsey hold a ceremonial check denoting the donation of $84,780 for equipment to expand videotaping of police interrogations.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Police Dept. Gets Big Grant To Expand Recording of Interrogations

It’s now only a matter of time, but no longer a matter of money, before many suspect interrogations by Philadelphia police detectives are recorded by camera and microphone.

06/03/2014

(credit: Stacy Lutner Ritchey, University of Pennsylvania
Division of Public Safety)

K-9 Member Joins University Of Pennsylvania’s Police Force

Socks, an 18-month-old yellow Labrador retriever, is settling in to her new job as an ordinance detection specialist.

01/18/2014

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Foundation Donates Bicycle Lights To Phila. Police Bike Unit

The Philadelphia Police Foundation provides equipment to the police department not covered in the city’s budget.

12/18/2013

(Philadelphia businessman Joseph Carlini, left, at the announcement of his donation to the Philadelphia Police Foundation.  Photo provided by Phila. PD, used with permission)

Businessman Donates $26,000 For Replacement Vests For Phila. Police

The Philadelphia Police Foundation received the money from Joseph Carlini, CEO of the Philadelphia-based McKean Defense Group and a foundation member.

11/20/2013

(An EcoATM cell phone buyback machine being demonstrated at the 2013 annual convention of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, in Philadelphia.   Photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Councilmembers Agree To Explore Cell Phone Buyback ‘ATMs’

At a City Council hearing, company officials laid out the security precautions in each transaction — including thumbprints, multiple photographs, and a scan of photo IDs.

10/24/2013

(credit: CBS)

Security Tightened At Penn Relays

The Penn Relays are only days away, but Boston is still on everyone’s mind.

04/22/2013

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