Philadelphia Police Department
A growing coalition of state lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and other leaders are pressing for an amendment to Pennsylvania’s hate-crime law to protect the LGBT community.
“We concluded our investigation and got the file over to the district attorney’s office yesterday,” says
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey. “They are reviewing it now to determine who, if anyone, should be charged.”
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.
There was a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the team’s new OC6, an outrigger canoe which seats six paddlers. The crowd was invited to touch the vessel, and then there was a celebration with fire and hula dancers.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey reminded the rookies about heightened public scrutiny in light of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
The defense argued that arresting officer Christopher Hulmes’ testimony should be rejected in this case because of his admission of perjury in an earlier case.
The head of the Philadelphia chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, John McNesby, says he’s likely to run for the state senate. And a new court ruling could boost the size of his campaign warchest.
Today marks the second day of the Philadelphia Police Department’s Senior Safety Expo.
The prosecution says the defendants are flight risks and a danger to the community.
GameStop is now requiring its customers in Philadelphia, but not in the suburbs, to provide a fingerprint scan on certain transactions.
“My client vehemently denies these allegations, and he looks forward to clearing his good name,” said Brian McMonagle, attorney for Officer Thomas Liciardello.
Former police dispatcher Dorian Parsley admitted she was the wreck chasers’ inside connection, taking more than $35,000 in bribes.
Police say the body discovered by a trash picker in the 2200 block of North Third Street has been identified as that of 23-year-old Laura Araujo.
The Philadelphia Police Foundation presented police commissioner Charles Ramsey with a $45,000 grant to fund the Police Supervisory In-Service Training program, better known as “POSIT.”