Police officer fatalities seem to be on the rise across the nation.
Castro, once a high-raking police inspector, pleaded guilty in June to a single count of conspiracy to commit extortion.
New federal grants will add 78 police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.
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.
A man was fatally shot after he allegedly pointed a gun at Philadelphia police officers Friday.
As police officers arrived at Sidekicks sports bar along North 2nd Street four men embroiled in the argument fled in a white car firing at police.
Two officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, two to Hahnemann – all are in stable condition.
Two Philadelphia police officers suffered minor injuries after their cruisers collided early Thursday morning.
Camden Mayor Dana Redd said Thursday that she’ll rehire 50 of the police officers and 15 firefighters laid off earlier this year amid a budget crisis in the city, which has seen a spike in crime.
Come Spring, you’ll start to see Rowan University police officers on patrol around Cooper Hospital in Camden.
Two police officers and another driver were injured following a collision in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.
Camden Mayor Dana Redd made it clear at a Wednesday afternoon City Hall press conference that plans to layoff nearly half the police force, along with firefighters and other city workers, are moving forward.
More than 150 police officers lost their jobs Tuesday after negotiations between their union and New Jersey’s largest city broke off, reducing the police force as violent crime has started to rise after three years of decline.
A CBS3 I-Team investigation has revealed growing health concerns among officers at one of Center City’s busiest police districts.