Philadelphia Police Department
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.
There 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.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey reminded the rookies about heightened public scrutiny in light of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
The defense argued that arresting officer Christopher Hulmes’ testimony should be rejected in this case because of his admission of perjury in an earlier case.
The head of the Philadelphia chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, John McNesby, says he’s likely to run for the state senate. And a new court ruling could boost the size of his campaign warchest.
Today marks the second day of the Philadelphia Police Department’s Senior Safety Expo.