Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
In light of many controversial incidents involving police nationally, Philadelphia’s highest ranking officer was given just 18 minutes to provide his take on “Justice for All.”
The idea for the rally and march came from 5th grader, Samara Tahir, after the Baltimore riots and the death of Freddie Gray.
Eyewitness News has learned that a review of the signals system in the area of the derailment found no issues.
Kenney says he plans to discuss “Stop and Frisk” with Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey who has implemented the policy here.
Commissioner Ramsey spoke with reporters Sunday night, a day after the murders of New York City police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
President Barrack Obama is calling on Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey to lead a national task force, which has the mission to come up with ideas on better policing.
With people around the country waiting on the decision, and planning rallies or protests depending on the decision, Philadelphia Police are planning accordingly.
The Philadelphia Daily News reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize for a 2009 series on police corruption is in the uncomfortable position of challenging the credibility of one of their own sources.
Police have announced charges against two men they say are responsible for the carjacking and hit-and-run crash that killed three children in North Philadelphia.
Police commissioner Ramsey says that whether the kids in the video realize it or not, they’re facing very serious charges.
In a comparison of statistics from 2013 and 2007, just before the Nutter Administration took over, Ramsey says violent crime has dropped across the board with the exception of rape.
EXCLUSIVE: Police Commissioner Ramsey Unveils New Addition To Department’s Website Providing Information About Officer-Involved Shootings
Providing rare access to his office at Police Headquarters, the Commissioner showed how the website will provide information on police shootings previously restricted to the department’s files.
Philadelphia Police continue to hold a possible crime scene, near 4th and Westmoreland Street in North Philadelphia, as investigators search for clues to a suspected 2012 murder in which the victim is still missing. And this case is linked to a now benched homicide detective under investigation for his conduct in several murder investigations.
The house had surveillance cameras, but police say the three men grabbed the hard drive that had the video.
Philadelphia Police held a press conference Friday afternoon at Police Headquarters to display the video.