Philly Firefighters Union Joins Police Union In Calling For Boycott Of Tarantino FilmsThe President representing the thousands of members of the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 announced that the Board of Directors voted unanimously to boycott all works by film director Quentin Tarantino.
Philadelphia FOP Expresses Concern About Officer Accommodations During Papal VisitAs the city continues to work on a plan for police officers and other city employees during papal weekend, police officers are concerned over where they are going to stay and for how long.
Owners of Store Where Phila. Police Officer Killed Puts Major Muscle Into Fundraising EffortOfficials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer's family.
Death Of Officer Wilson Especially Difficult For 22nd Police DistrictIt's been a tough couple of days for Philadelphia and its police department with the loss of Officer Robert Wilson III. But for the 22nd District, located at 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue, it may be a bit tougher.
Freshman Pa. Legislator Proposes Special Prosecutors in Police Deadly-Force CasesState senator-elect Art Haywood says his first action after he is sworn in to the Pennsylvania Senate on January 6th will be to introduce a bill that requires the state attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor whenever a suspect is killed by police.
Philly Police Department's Boat Team Holds Dedication Ceremony For Its New CanoeThere was a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the team's new OC6, an outrigger canoe which seats six paddlers. The crowd was invited to touch the vessel, and then there was a celebration with fire and hula dancers.
Owners of Obsolete Cell Phones Urged To Donate Them For Abuse VictimsFor victims of domestic abuse, "These cell phones really are a lifeline," says Katie Young-Wildes with Women Against Abuse.
21 New Plaques Honor Fallen Heroes Outside Phila. FOP Headquarters Twenty-one additional fallen police officers now have a final place of honor, as plaques in their names were dedicated outside FOP headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Boys Choir Has New Home At Broad And Spring GardenThe Philadelphia Boys Choir has a new home and officials will be rolling up their sleeves and moving in this Friday, February 1st.
Philadelphia FOP Stands Behind Officer Fired For Videotaped Slapping Of WomanJonathan McNesby, president of FOP Lodge 5, says Commissioner Charles Ramsey's decision to fire Lieutenant Jonathan Josey will be appealed.
$15,000 Reward Offered In Last Weekend's Beating Murder in Old CityThe City of Philadelphia has posted a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the savage beating death of 23-year-old Kevin Kless early Saturday morning. The Philadelphia FOP added $5,000 more.
Pa. Legislator Wants To Force Philadelphia Cops To Show Up At Car CrashesPennsylvania state representative Angel Cruz (D-Phila.) says there are too many unknowns when it comes to even minor traffic accidents, and he wants to make it mandatory that cops respond and investigate.