Independence Blue Cross is giving the Philadelphia Police Department $100,000 to buy bulletproof vests.
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.”
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.
Socks, an 18-month-old yellow Labrador retriever, is settling in to her new job as an ordinance detection specialist.
The Philadelphia Police Foundation provides equipment to the police department not covered in the city’s budget.
The Philadelphia Police Foundation received the money from Joseph Carlini, CEO of the Philadelphia-based McKean Defense Group and a foundation member.
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.
The Penn Relays are only days away, but Boston is still on everyone’s mind.