Philadelphia Police Department

(credit: CBS)

Final Farewell To Hero Philadelphia Police Officer

Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to pay their respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.

03/14/2015

An officer salutes his fallen colleague, Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III. (credit: Kristen Johanson)

Thousands Gather To Say Final Farewell To Fallen Philadelphia Police Officer

Mourners, including hundreds of police officers, gathered Saturday morning, paying their last respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III.

03/14/2015

Eagles coach Chip Kelly attends the viewing for fallen Philadelphia Police officer Robert Wilson III. (credit: David Spunt/CBS3)

Chip Kelly Attends Viewing For Fallen Officer Robert Wilson III

Chip Kelly attended the viewing for fallen Philadelphia Police officer Robert Wilson III.

03/13/2015

(A body camera worn by an Evesham Township, NJ police officer.  File photo by Cleve Bryan/ CBS3)

Death of Philadelphia Officer Reinvigorates Experiment in Body-Worn Cameras

Officer Robert Wilson III was not wearing a video camera at the time of his murder, but he and other members of the 22nd District have been part of the police department’s initial testing of the technology.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/07/2015

Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police Officer Dies After North Philadelphia Shooting

Officials say a Philadelphia police officer shot in North Philadelphia has died.

03/05/2015

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

KYW Flashback: Police Corruption Probe Rocks The City

KYW was first to reveal the findings of the Pennsylvania Crime Commission’s secret multi-year investigation of the Philadelphia Police Department in the 70’s.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey speaks with reporters at police headquarters.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Commissioner Ramsey Says Some Questions Raised by U.S. Policing Report Remain Unsolved

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he supports all of the 59 recommendations contained in a preliminary report on “21st Century Policing.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Former Philadelphia Police Officer Gets 1 Day In Prison, 6 Months House Arrest

Thirty-three-year-old Kevin Corcoran has been sentenced to one day in prison followed by six months of house arrest in what authorities called the improper detention of an Iraq War veteran last year.

02/07/2015

(Members of the Philadelphia Police Department are sworn in at their new ranks, in ceremonies held at Temple University.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Promotion Ceremonies Held in North Philadelphia For Members of Philadelphia Police Dept.

“It’s a large group, they’ve been waiting a long time. They have earned the right to be promoted,” said Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Former Philadelphia Police Department Employee Arrested For Theft Of ATVs

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office says a former clerk at the Police Department’s Auto Pound Unit has been arrested for stealing three ATVs that were impounded by police.

02/03/2015

Philadelphia Police Headquarters. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

Officials: Drug Overdose Killed Man Who Died Last Week in Philadelphia Police Lockup

Officials with the Philadelphia Department of Health say 29-year-old Daniel Wichterman died of “accidental drug intoxication.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/02/2015

(Image from video provided by Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Police Takedown of Store Robber Goes Viral, Generating Positive Community Response

On video, two plainclothes officers took down the suspect peacefully as he brandished a weapon in a Dunkin Donuts store.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Police Sergeant Urges Philadelphians To Remember #NoSavesies When It Comes To Parking

With much of the northeast about to be smothered in nor’easter, and with more stories coming out of vandalism or violence originating from somebody parking in the spot that somebody else shoveled out, the Philadelphia Police Department has started the #NoSavesies campaign.

01/26/2015

(Video on board a Septa trolley car captured images of the man wanted for assaulting a 15-year-old female student on her way to school.)

New Video Shows Clear Image of Suspect in Route 15 Septa Trolley Attack

The video comes from an onboard surveillance camera on trolley as it made its way through North Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2015

Ronald Dove. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Former Philadelphia Homicide Detective Facing Criminal Charges in Girlfriend’s Murder Case

A former Philadelphia homicide detective is facing charges after he allegedly interfered with a murder investigation involving his girlfriend.

01/22/2015

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