Philadelphia Police Department
Officials say a Philadelphia police officer shot in North Philadelphia has died.
KYW was first to reveal the findings of the Pennsylvania Crime Commission’s secret multi-year investigation of the Philadelphia Police Department in the 70’s.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he supports all of the 59 recommendations contained in a preliminary report on “21st Century Policing.”
Thirty-three-year-old Kevin Corcoran has been sentenced to one day in prison followed by six months of house arrest in what authorities called the improper detention of an Iraq War veteran last year.
“It’s a large group, they’ve been waiting a long time. They have earned the right to be promoted,” said Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey.
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.
Officials with the Philadelphia Department of Health say 29-year-old Daniel Wichterman died of “accidental drug intoxication.”
On video, two plainclothes officers took down the suspect peacefully as he brandished a weapon in a Dunkin Donuts store.
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.
The video comes from an onboard surveillance camera on trolley as it made its way through North Philadelphia.
A former Philadelphia homicide detective is facing charges after he allegedly interfered with a murder investigation involving his girlfriend.
The event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment (“MLK DARE”).
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.
Police are searching for a missing Philadelphia man.
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.