Police Officers


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.


(credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Officer Fatalities On The Rise

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


(Former Philadelphia police inspector Daniel Castro, after pleading guilty to conspiracy in June.  Credit:  Ed Fischer)

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.


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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.


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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.


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Police: Man Fatally Shot By Cops In West Oak Lane After Brandishing Gun

A man was fatally shot after he allegedly pointed a gun at Philadelphia police officers Friday.


One Suspect Caught, 3 On The Loose In Police Involved Shooting In Kensington

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.


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Four Philadelphia Officers Injured In Collision

Two officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, two to Hahnemann – all are in stable condition.


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Police Cruisers Collide In Kensington

Two Philadelphia police officers suffered minor injuries after their cruisers collided early Thursday morning.


(A Camden police car may soon be a thing of the past when the county takes over policing duties.  File photo from CBS3)

Camden Temporarily Brings Back Some Police, Firefighters

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.


Camden Police Team Up With Rowan University Security At Cooper Hospital

Come Spring, you’ll start to see Rowan University police officers on patrol around Cooper Hospital in Camden.


(Two officers and another driver were injured in a collision in Tacony on February 7, 2011) credit: Christopher Mayer (youtube.com/sn0m0ns)

2 Officers, Driver Injured In Tacony Collision

Two police officers and another driver were injured following a collision in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.


Camden Police

Camden Poised To Lay Off 180 Cops

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.


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New Jersey’s Largest City Lays Off 167 Police Officers

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.


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Health Concerns At Center City Police District

A CBS3 I-Team investigation has revealed growing health concerns among officers at one of Center City’s busiest police districts.




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