Philadelphia Police Department

(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

(Marchers rally in front of School District of Philadelphia headquarters, on North Broad Street.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Thousands March Through Central Philadelphia For Justice, Jobs, and Fairness

The event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment (“MLK DARE”).

01/19/2015

(File photo from CBS 3)

Philadelphia Non-Profit Offers Way To Show Gratitiude To Police Year-Round

The Philadelphia Police Foundation has been supporting programs and equipment needs of the Philadelphia Police Department, like raising money for ballistic vests and lights for police bicycles, funds that are not covered by the city budget.

01/10/2015

Missing 40-year-old man Christopher Tully. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Police Searching For Missing Philadelphia Man

Police are searching for a missing Philadelphia man.

01/08/2015

Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts. (credit: Steve Patterson/CBS3)

Philadelphia Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony

Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts.

12/12/2014

Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

First-Degree Murder Conviction in 2012 Shooting Death of Philadelphia Cop

Judge Jeffrey Minehart found Rafael Jones (right photo) guilty in the attempted robbery and subsequent murder of Moses Walker Jr., who was on his way home after completing his shift in the 22nd police district.

12/11/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

FBI And Philadelphia Police Seek Additional Cameras To Help In Search For Missing West Chester Student

The FBI says the section of interest is bounded by the Schuylkill River, Green Lane, Henry Avenue and Lincoln Drive, for the date November 27, 2014.

12/04/2014

(Phila. city councilman Ed Neilson, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Urges Wage Tax Relief For Military Vets Who Join Phila. Police or Fire Dept.

Neilson has introduced a bill that would give a wage tax refund to veterans who become Philadelphia police officers, firefighters, paramedics, or prison guards.

11/28/2014

(A press event at the Police Administratio n Building to promote the donation of unneeded cell phones for domestic abuse victims.  Deputy police commissioner Christine Coulter is at lectern.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Phila. Police Reminder: Donate Old Cell Phones for Domestic Abuse Victims

Philadelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse — more than 300 a day.

11/20/2014

(The police car operated by Officer Mark Kimsey burst into flames shortly after he was extracted from the vehicle by passersby.)

Philadelphia Replacing Older Police Cars as Accident Probe Continues

Administration spokesman Mark McDonald says the decision was made to recall nearly 300 Chevrolet Impalas after a car fire on November 8th nearly cost an officer his life.

11/19/2014

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