Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey
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.
The Philadelphia police commissioner said crime around the casino, while well-publicized, has not gone up significantly.
Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey says the time has come for a stepped-up police role in city schools, and he says a plan is being drawn up to expand the presence of officers there.
Philadelphia City Council, which controls the purse strings of the city’s government, apparently has no problem with the $60,000 salary hike given to police commissioner Charles Ramsey to keep him from fleeing to Chicago.
Philadelphia Police have welcomed the department’s newest recruits — the four-legged kind who will soon be a part of the reinstated Mounted Unit, which is expected to be up and running later this year.
Philadelphia police now reveal that more than a thousand drunk-driving suspects may have a better chance of beating charges in court because evidence from their Breathalyzer tests will not be used against them.