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Philadelphia Man Jailed In Death Threats That Locked Down Pennsylvania Schools

A Philadelphia man has been jailed on charges he made calls from a suburban Pittsburgh hotel room threatening to kill police officers, which prompted a brief lockdown of nearby schools.

09/24/2013

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Is it illegal to photograph the police?

06/25/2013

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NRA Calls For Armed Police Officer In Every School In Wake Of Connecticut Shooting

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”

12/21/2012

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Armed Suspect Fatally Shot By Police In West Philadelphia

Philadelphia police fatally shot an armed man following a struggle with the suspect in West Philadelphia late Sunday evening.

11/12/2012

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Two Philadelphia Police Officers Involved In Minor Car Accident Saturday

Officials report a red truck and a police transport van were involved in a crash at the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Cottage Street in Mayfair.

07/28/2012

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Councilman Wants Hiring Benefits Extended To Grandchildren Of Fallen Police, Firefighters

A city councilman says grandchildren of fallen Philadelphia police officers and firefighters should get the same civil service hiring preferences that are now given to the children.

06/04/2012

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The Hero Bowl: A Great Game For A Great Cause

The score won’t matter Thursday night and every player on both sides knows it when the Central League meets the rival Del-Val League at Widener University’s Quick Stadium at 7:30 p.m. for the 36th Annual Hero Bowl.

05/30/2012

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Philadelphia Police Department Sending 67 Officers To Chicago For NATO Summit

The Philadelphia Police Department is sending 67 officers to assist with the NATO summit in Chicago.

05/15/2012

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Police: Mother Killed, Young Daughter Injured In Upper Darby House Fire

Two Upper Darby Township Police officers ran into a burning home, rescuing a young girl, but the fire claimed the life of a 40-year-old woman.

04/04/2012

2 Police Officers, K-9 Injured In Atlantic City Club Owned By Jay-Z

Three men face numerous charges after a brawl at an Atlantic City club left two police officers and a police dog injured.

04/01/2012

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Officers Open Fire During Chase In University City

Philadelphia police officers were forced to open fire on a suspect while chasing him early Thursday morning.

03/08/2012

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Police Officer Fatalities On The Rise

Police officer fatalities seem to be on the rise across the nation.

12/28/2011

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Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro Gets 5-Year Prison Term

Castro, once a high-raking police inspector, pleaded guilty in June to a single count of conspiracy to commit extortion.

10/04/2011

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Federal Grant Rehires Camden Police

New federal grants will add 78 police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.

09/28/2011

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Two Police Officers Injured In Car Accident In South Philadelphia

Police say two officers in an unmarked patrol car suffered non-life threatening injuries when their cruiser was struck by another car near Broad and Pattison Avenues in South Philadelphia just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

07/31/2011

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