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(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey is flanked by Jaqueline Wasni, VP of Motorola Solutions, and Sgt. Patrick McKee, a graduate of the POSIT program.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Police Get Funding Gift For Their Supervisor Training Program

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.”

07/08/2014

Kathy Pugh.

Philadelphia P.D. Employee Charged With Assaulting Woman

Police say 52-year-old Kathy Pugh was involved in a fight with another woman near the corner of S. American and West Porter Streets on Sunday afternoon.

06/26/2014

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Phila. Police Dept. Sees Little Impact From US Supreme Court Cell Search Ruling

Lt. John Stanford says the Philadelphia Police Department’s policy was already in compliance with the Supreme Court decision.

06/26/2014

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Phila. Cop Charged With Instigating, Fighting With Teens

Philadelphia police officer Tamika Gross was arrested after allegedly encouraging and taking part in fights with her teenaged children and others teens.

06/24/2014

The US Coast Guard conducts a simulated "BUI" ("boating under the influence") stop on the Delaware River.  Photo by John Ostapkovich.

Drunk Driving, and Boating, Targeted by Phila. Area Law Enforcement

Public safety officials gathered along the Delaware riverfront to warn against a list of activities that become very dangerous when intoxicants are added.

06/23/2014

(A makeshift memorial containing balloons, candles, and stuffed animals near the spot where Sean Broaddus died.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Neighbors Shocked at Nicetown Man’s Death in Hands of Phila. Police

Sean Broaddus died while being arrested by police. Area residents described him as a mentor to young people and “a good man.”

06/20/2014

Police investigate shooting in Southwest Philly on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Police: 2 Shot Inside Southwest Philly Home

Police are investigating a double shooting inside a home in Philadelphia Thursday morning.

06/19/2014

(File photo of 7-Eleven store).

Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery Of Juniata 7-Eleven

Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

06/09/2014

Officer Charles Ramsey, with his mother, Dr. Sylvia Ramsey. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Commissioner Ramsey’s Son Among Philadelphia Police Academy Graduates

Commissioner Ramsey says his son, a Penn State graduate who had been working as a probation officer, finally decided to join the “family business.”

06/04/2014

(A Philadelphia police officer examines the car in which Phillippe Holland was shot and severely wounded by undercover Philadelphia police during a confusing confrontation that escalated.  Credit: CBS-3)

Community, Fundraising For Pizza Deliveryman Shot By Phila. Cops, Wants Answers

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.”

05/13/2014

(Dorian Parsley.  Phila. PD photo)

Police Dispatcher Accused Of Taking Bribes From Tow Truck Drivers

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.

05/09/2014

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Police in NE Philly Warn Elderly Drivers About Fake Auto Repair Scammers

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.

04/03/2014

(Virginia and William Rigler.  Photos provided by Phila. PD)

Missing Elderly Phila. Couple Located Safe in Virginia

Philadelphia police say an elderly couple that had been missing since Wednesday afternoon have been found safe and sound in another state.

03/07/2014

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DA Invalidates More Convictions Tied To Corrupt Philly Cop

More convictions linked to former Philadelphia narcotics officer Jeffrey Walker are being discarded after the officer guilty plea this week to corruption charges.

02/28/2014

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Former Philly Cop Pleads Guilty To Corruption, Agrees To Cooperate

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.

02/24/2014

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