Huge Gift From Health Insurer Will Go Toward Bulletproof Vests For Philly's FinestIndependence Blue Cross is giving the Philadelphia Police Department $100,000 to buy bulletproof vests.
Phila. Police Get Funding Gift For Their Supervisor Training ProgramThe 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."
Phila. Police Dept. Gets Big Grant To Expand Recording of InterrogationsIt'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.
K-9 Member Joins University Of Pennsylvania's Police ForceSocks, an 18-month-old yellow Labrador retriever, is settling in to her new job as an ordinance detection specialist.
Foundation Donates Bicycle Lights To Phila. Police Bike UnitThe Philadelphia Police Foundation provides equipment to the police department not covered in the city's budget.
Businessman Donates $26,000 For Replacement Vests For Phila. PoliceThe Philadelphia Police Foundation received the money from Joseph Carlini, CEO of the Philadelphia-based McKean Defense Group and a foundation member.
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.
Security Tightened At Penn RelaysThe Penn Relays are only days away, but Boston is still on everyone's mind.