Philadelphia Police Department

McNesby and White at FOP HQ.
(credit: Mike DeNardo)

FOP Backs Bill Preventing Release Of Names Of Officers Involved In Shootings

The Fraternal Order of Police is backing a bill that would prevent release of the names of police officers involved in shootings, while the investigation is going on.


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Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide After Collision With Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer

Louis Vogwill, 59, is charged with vehicular homicide in connection to the death of Philadelphia Police Officer Lamar Poole Sr.


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Philadelphia Police Continue Effort To Create A Diverse Workforce

The Philadelphia Police department is working to attract more minorities and women.


(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Komen, Philadelphia Police Celebrate Funds Raised For Breast Cancer

Komen Philadelphia teamed up with the Philadelphia Police Department on Tuesday to honor Team Pink Cuffs, a group of Philly cops that have raised thousands to cure breast cancer.


(File photo from CBS 3)

Philadelphia Police Release Statement After Arrest Incident Caught On Tape

The Philadelphia Police Department has released the following statement regarding an arrest incident from April that was caught on video:


File photo: Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey. (credit: CBS)

Under New Policy, PPD Releases Names Of 2 Officers Involved In Shooting

The Philadelphia Police Department named two officers they say are under investigation for shooting at a suspect this past May.


(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.


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Philadelphia Man Charged In Last Week’s Fatal Stabbing of Girlfriend in Logan

Police have arrested and charged a Philadelphia man with murdering a 28-year-old woman.


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More Drug Convictions Tossed Amid Ongoing Questions About Phila. Narcotics Squad

A Philadelphia judge has reversed dozens of additional drug convictions tied to a onetime elite squad of police narcotics officers whose members were recently acquitted of federal corruption charges.


(A frame from the "Be Sure" public service television announcement being distributed by the Philadelphia Police Department)

New Phila. Campaign Aims To Thwart Con Men Who Pose as Utility Workers

Utilities have tried awareness campaigns before, but this new one has what’s been missing: a way for homeowners to find out for sure if someone is scamming them.


(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

47 New Philadelphia Police Officers Sworn In in North Philadelphia

These young men and women are about to embark on an unpredictable and sometimes dangerous journey, with the mission to serve and protect.


(Cherri Gregg interviews  Jahnira Scere-Jones and her mother, Jovon Scere, in the office of deputy police commissioner Kevin Bethel.  Photo from CBS3)

Praise For New Diversionary Program for Phila. Schoolkids

In its first year, the program has cut the number of child arrests in half. Jovon Scere is grateful for how the program helped her daughter, Jahnira Scere-Jones.


Philadelphia International Airport.  File photo by Jan Carabeo)

Bomb Squad Searches, Clears Plane At Philadelphia International Airport

It’s not currently known what circumstances caused the police response to the airport or the search of the plane.


(Defendants Carlton Hipps and Ramone Williams.  Photos from Phila. PD)

Case of 2 Accused Phila. Cop Killers Moves Closer To Trial

The suspects in the shooting death of Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III waived their right to a preliminary hearing.


(Defense attorney Jack McMahon speaks with reporters outside the Criminal Justice Center in 2013.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Attorney Thinks All 6 Acquitted Phila. Cops Will Try To Get Jobs Back

Two of the former officers have said they’ll seek to return to the force, but the defense team’s lead attorney says he expects the four other former cops to join the action.