Philadelphia Police Department
Former police dispatcher Dorian Parsley admitted she was the wreck chasers’ inside connection, taking more than $35,000 in bribes.
Police say the body discovered by a trash picker in the 2200 block of North Third Street has been identified as that of 23-year-old Laura Araujo.
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.”
Police say 52-year-old Kathy Pugh was involved in a fight with another woman near the corner of S. American and West Porter Streets on Sunday afternoon.
Lt. John Stanford says the Philadelphia Police Department’s policy was already in compliance with the Supreme Court decision.
Philadelphia police officer Tamika Gross was arrested after allegedly encouraging and taking part in fights with her teenaged children and others teens.
Public safety officials gathered along the Delaware riverfront to warn against a list of activities that become very dangerous when intoxicants are added.
Sean Broaddus died while being arrested by police. Area residents described him as a mentor to young people and “a good man.”
Police are investigating a double shooting inside a home in Philadelphia Thursday morning.
Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.
Commissioner Ramsey says his son, a Penn State graduate who had been working as a probation officer, finally decided to join the “family business.”
Philippe Holland was left in critical condition following the April 22nd shooting, near 51st Street and Baltimore Avenue. The official word from police was that the shooting may have been the result of a “misunderstanding.”
A Philadelphia police civilian dispatcher has been indicted on charges she took bribes to steer car towing work to those who allegedly paid the bribes.
According to investigators, a man approached the 94-year-old driver and told him his car had a wobbly wheel and he could fix it. The motorist gave the suspect $940. The suspect fled with the money.
Philadelphia police say an elderly couple that had been missing since Wednesday afternoon have been found safe and sound in another state.