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Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police Officer Dies After North Philadelphia Shooting

Officials say a Philadelphia police officer shot in North Philadelphia has died.

03/05/2015

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

KYW Flashback: Police Corruption Probe Rocks The City

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

(Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey speaks with reporters at police headquarters.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Commissioner Ramsey Says Some Questions Raised by U.S. Policing Report Remain Unsolved

Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says he supports all of the 59 recommendations contained in a preliminary report on “21st Century Policing.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Former Philadelphia Police Officer Gets 1 Day In Prison, 6 Months House Arrest

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.

02/07/2015

(Members of the Philadelphia Police Department are sworn in at their new ranks, in ceremonies held at Temple University.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Promotion Ceremonies Held in North Philadelphia For Members of Philadelphia Police Dept.

“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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(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

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