Philadelphia Police Department
Philadelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse — more than 300 a day.
Administration spokesman Mark McDonald says the decision was made to recall nearly 300 Chevrolet Impalas after a car fire on November 8th nearly cost an officer his life.
Independence Blue Cross is giving the Philadelphia Police Department $100,000 to buy bulletproof vests.
The defense for an allegedly corrupt former Philadelphia police officer Thomas Liciardello is fighting for his freedom — very limited freedom — pending trial.
Geno Vento paid several thousand dollars for the monument he’s erected on the front of his famed cheesesteak shop.
The program, called “Hopeline,” is a joint effort among the Philadelphia local of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Philadelphia Police Department, Verizon, and the organization “Women Against Abuse.”
One measure restricts the sale of toy guns in the city unless the toy is brightly colored.
Among those testifying in favor of the legislation was a transgender woman who says she was repeatedly victimized in Philadelphia.
Former Police Officer Virginia Hill, who retired from the force in 2002 after devoting her 24-year career to finding missing children, now has become a victim herself, murdered inside her Suffolk ,Va. Home Saturday.
The $250-million renovation will create new, consolidated city offices for the police department, the medical examiner’s office, and the Department of Health public laboratories.
It’s one thing to steal someone’s television; that can be replaced. But it’s another thing to also swipe someone’s dog during a home burglary.
A growing coalition of state lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and other leaders are pressing for an amendment to Pennsylvania’s hate-crime law to protect the LGBT community.
“We concluded our investigation and got the file over to the district attorney’s office yesterday,” says
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey. “They are reviewing it now to determine who, if anyone, should be charged.”
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.