Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
New disturbing details emerged on Tuesday as police continue their investigation into the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey was host for the event, sponsored by a Washington, DC-based police research group and paid for by the US Justice Department’s community policing office.
The “Occupy Philadelphia” protest at City Hall was in its sixth day on Tuesday, with several hundred protesters camping out on Dilworth Plaza.
Protesters with ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ woke up on Dilworth Plaza for Day 2 after spending their first night camped outside of city hall. They even received a visit from Mayor Nutter and Commissioner Ramsey.
The Nutter administration has extended its new weekend curfew for teens, even as it works with City Council to tweak the permanent curfew law.
The Philadelphia Police Department has marked the tenth anniversiary of 9/11 by honoring those who have served their city and their country.
While looking ahead, the mayor also checked the rearview mirror, looking at midyear crime statistics comparing 2011 to the previous four years.
Speaking exclusively with CBS 3, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey revealed preliminary plans to prevent a repeat of Flash Mob violence which, last Friday night, left three victims beaten and robbed on Center City streets.
City officials met last night to discuss ways to stop violent mobs of teenagers from rampaging through Center City. This comes after weekend attacks that left several people injured and an 11-year-old in police custody, charged in the attacks.
Mayor Michael Nutter has relaunched the management tool and held the administration’s first public review meeting on Wednesday.
Five people were killed and 27 injured over the weekend in Philadelphia, in a spate of violence that has police and the mayor promising a strong response.
A day-long conference was held at Citizens Bank Park yesterday for emergency personnel in the region who arrive at traffic accident scenes.
Despite a steady rain in Philadelphia, dozens of police officers, firefighters, and family members of those killed in the line of duty gathered for the city’s annual “living flame” memorial on Wednesday in Franklin Square.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, who was the police chief in Washington, DC on September 11th, 2001, says he had trouble sleeping on Sunday night after hearing the news about Osama Bin Laden’s death.
Fiften people, including a Philadelphia police detective and two other Philadelphia police officers, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their alleged involvement in an illegal steroid and HGH distribution ring.