Philadelphia Police Department
This is another blow to the Philadelphia Police Department, already reeling from repeated allegations of corruption, acts of admitted corruption, and concerns about police shootings.
Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who stole over $6,000 in cash from a corner market store.
Police are searching for a serial rapist who has attacked four young girls in the streets of Germantown since March.
Police confirm that a Philadelphia officer has been arrested and charged with bribery, theft by extortion and criminal use of a communication facility.
“Listen, I’ve also had a lot of cops get shot and killed since I’ve been in Philadelphia, so I do believe there are a lot of threats and dangerous situations they find themselves in,” the Philadelphia police commissioner said.
The shooting comes on the heels of news that Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey has asked federal authorities to look into department’s use of deadly force.
“They said by (last) September that they’d have 90 percent working,” Alan Butkovitz said today. “It’s now almost a year later and they’ve got 32 percent working.”
Philadelphia police are putting the word out to merchants about a payment card scam that has proven very costly.
A prayer-healing couple has been charged with third degree murder in the death of their 7-month-old son.
Federal authorities allege that officer Jeffrey Walker planted drugs in the target’s car, then stole approximately $15,000 from a home.
Police are searching for several suspects who beat and robbed a disabled war veteran inside his Northeast Philadelphia home early Monday morning.
Officials say Jones is among the Philadelphia Police Department’s most wanted fugitives.
The ceremony highlights the danger that officers face on the job.
Judith Hartdegen, 74, was killed in what was initially reported as a home invasion.
A man was rushed to the hospital after being pistol-whipped during a home invasion in a Philadelphia neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
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