Police Department

(The new FOP labor contract with the City of Philadelphia is announced by, from left, police commissioner Charles Ramsey, mayor Michael Nutter, deputy mayor for public safety Everett Gillison, and FOP Lodge 5 president John McNesby.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Police Union, Commissioner Say They Can Live With New Contract Rules

The new FOP contract award gives Commissioner Ramsey what he and past Commissioners had long sought: the right to promote some of his commanders based solely on merit, regardless of how they score on exams.

08/04/2014

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Dog Walkers Take A Bite Out Of Crime In Lower Merion

Lower Merion Community Watch partnered with the Lower Merion Police Department for training classes to increase the eyes looking for crime.

06/07/2014

(A new logo was unveiled for the Camden County Police Department, which is being formed to replace the city police department.  Credit: David Madden)

Municipalities Take Wait And See Approach To Idea Of Camden County Metro Police Division

Camden County took control of the Camden City police force this week, but no other municipality in the county has stepped up to join what is the first county police force of its kind in New Jersey.

05/04/2013

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Camden, New Jersey Plans To Dismantle Police Force For County Run Department

This city, long among the nation’s poorest and most crime-ridden, is on the verge of dismantling its police department and starting anew with a force run by the county government.

09/23/2012

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Teen Arrested For Tearing Up Gloucester Township Fields

A Gloucester Township teen was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly tearing up local football fields with his truck.

08/02/2012

Philadelphia Police Department

Audit Shows Overtime Abuse By Police Department

A departmental audit of data from 2006 to 2009 shows that the Philadelphia Police Department poorly supervised its payroll which led to overtime abuse.

07/02/2012

Camden Police

Camden Officials, Residents Spar Over Proposed County Police Department

The city of Camden wants to be the first participant in a Camden County police department.

05/03/2012

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5th Attempted Luring Reported To Upper Darby Police

Police in Upper Darby say they are now investigating a fifth report of a man attempting to lure teens into his van over the past two weeks.

03/07/2012

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Vietnam Vet Randomly Attacked By Teens On Olney Street

Philadelphia police are searching for six teens who randomly attacked a Vietnam veteran earlier this week.

01/19/2012

Pennsauken Police

Budget Deficit Looming, Pennsauken Police Department Could Face Layoffs

New Jersey’s two percent cap on property taxes is forcing municipalities all over the state to take a hard look at budgets for 2012.

10/26/2011

- Philadelphia Police Patrol Motorcycle Drill Team in action at 19th and Market Streets. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Officials Want To Spread The Word That The Hero Thrill Show Is At The End Of The Month In Philadelphia

The Hero Thrill Show, featuring daredevil performances using standard issue equipment in the Police and Fire Departments, raises money to pay for the college tuition of the children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.

09/04/2011

Suspects Sought In Violent Cherry Hill Home Invasion

Police in Camden County are searching for two suspects in connection to a violent home invasion that occurred over the weekend.

03/28/2011

Ocean City

Burglars Targeting Flat Screen TVs In Ocean City

Detectives in a popular shore town are investigating a rash of burglaries in which thieves are targeting flat screen televisions.

12/03/2010

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