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Mothers in Charge Founder and Executive Director Dorothy Johnson-Speight speaking at "As We Remember Them" (credit: Tim Jimenez)

‘Mothers In Charge’ Honors Lives Cut Short Due To Violence In 2013

The group Mothers in Charge held its annual “As We Remember Them” event in Center City last night, honoring those murdered during the past year.

12/28/2013

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Philadelphia Police Warn of Pickpockets In Coffee Shops During Holiday Season

Philadelphia police report an uptick in pickpocket thefts this time of year, especially in coffee shops and cafés.

12/24/2013

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Philadelphia Police Department Set To Enact Interview Policy Changes

Beginning later this week, New Year’s day, Philadelphia police will enact new interview policies to protect the rights of suspects and witnesses. And police officials see other benefits in upcoming policy changes.

12/23/2013

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Philly Cops Braced In Case of Unruly Eagles’ Revelers on Sunday Night

Philadelphia Police say they will be beefing up the deployment of officers Sunday night, just in case the Eagles clinch the NFC East and fans take to the streets in celebration.

12/20/2013

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Surveillance Video Playing Increasing Role In Arrest, Conviction Of Criminals

The Philadelphia Police Department reports since February of 2011, it has made arrests in nearly 200 crimes, including murders, based on the aggressive pursuit of surveillance video to identify suspects.

11/25/2013

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Dozens Nabbed in Philadelphia Drug Sweeps

Philadelphia police captain Tom Davidson of the Narcotics Field Division says the undercover investigation resulted in the arrest of 77 adults and seven juveniles.

11/22/2013

(Philadelphia businessman Joseph Carlini, left, at the announcement of his donation to the Philadelphia Police Foundation.  Photo provided by Phila. PD, used with permission)

Businessman Donates $26,000 For Replacement Vests For Phila. Police

The Philadelphia Police Foundation received the money from Joseph Carlini, CEO of the Philadelphia-based McKean Defense Group and a foundation member.

11/20/2013

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Philadelphia Division)

Police Seek Suspect Believed To Be Responsible For Two NE Philadelphia Bank Robberies

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are on the hunt for a suspect who is believed to have robbed two Northeast Philadelphia banks within the last week.

11/12/2013

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Police Investigate Southwest Philly Bar Stabbing

Police are investigating an early morning stabbing inside a Southwest Philadelphia bar.

11/08/2013

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A New Look At Security In Our Schools

In Philadelphia and across the region, eliminating the fear of violence in the educational process is a priority.

11/03/2013

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Convenience Store Clerk Attacked During Robbery In Northeast Philadelphia

Police say a 60-Year-old 7-Eleven clerk was attacked during a robbery inside the Welsh Road convenience store.

11/01/2013

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Suspect Seen On Surveillance Video Wanted For Homicide

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Homicide Unit is looking to identify the suspect who shot and fatally wounded a 27-year-old male.

10/24/2013

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VIDEO: Thief Steals Package Containing $85,275 Worth Of Jewelry From Fed-Ex

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking to identify a suspect for a theft in Jewelers Row.

10/24/2013

(Delaney Lindberg, 12, places a rose on the plaque honoring her late grandfather, Officer Dave Sampson.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

21 New Plaques Honor Fallen Heroes Outside Phila. FOP Headquarters

Twenty-one additional fallen police officers now have a final place of honor, as plaques in their names were dedicated outside FOP headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/23/2013

(Artist's rendering of what the new Philadelphia police helicopters will look like in flight.  Image provided)

Philadelphia Police Getting Two New High-Tech Helicopters

The police department’s aviation unit expects to receive the two new Eurocopter AS350 B2 (“AStar”) helicopters next summer.

10/18/2013

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