Philadelphia Police Department
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.
More convictions linked to former Philadelphia narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker are being discarded after the officer guilty plea this week to corruption charges.
Former narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker is at the center of continuing grand jury investigation and has been cooperating with authorities since shortly after his arrest in May of 2013.
Attorney David Rudovsky worked with the ACLU in representing a class of plaintiffs in a 2010 suit against the city of Philadelphia over its stop and frisk policy.
“It’s time for the district attorney to withdraw charges in this case,” said Lewis Small, attorney for Darrin Manning, during a press conference. “It’s just time to end the injustice.”
On Feb. 10 around 9:45 a.m., a 27-year-old female was inside of the Ace Check Cashing at 3509 Germantown Avenue when two unknown men in ski masks entered the store through the ceiling.
Darrin Manning, 16, says police caused him a ruptured testicle while frisking him on a center city streetcorner last January 7th.