From January 1st of this year until now, there were 29 shootings involving officers, compared to 43 at this point last year.
Police are releasing new details after a person was shot by a police officer early Monday morning in Philadelphia.
Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Carneys Point, Salem County following a police car stop involving a stolen car.
Philadelphia police confirm a man, carrying a seven-inch butcher knife, was shot and killed following a struggle with officers.
During an impromptu press conference, the deputy police chief told the media that the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. inside the building when a suspect being taken into custody for a domestic violence-related incident got into a confrontation with officers.
A 26-year-old Philadelphia man was shot by police early Sunday morning in Hunting Park after investigators say he pulled a gun on them.
A suspect remains hospitalized after being shot by Philadelphia police officers early Wednesday morning.
A car crash near Temple University’s campus led to gunshots early Tuesday morning. Police were forced to shoot one of the men involved.
The incident occurred at 52nd and Jefferson Streets around 10:30 a.m.
After police asked the suspect to remove his weapon, he pointed it at the officers, who then opened fire, hitting the suspect several times in the chest.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says he wants to know why a suspect with a history of eight arrests, including numerous charges of gun possession, was out on the street.
Philadelphia police shot and critically wounded a man they say tried to rob two stores in the Northeast just after midnight Thursday.
The man’s family and the NAACP are calling for a federal investigation into the department’s use of deadly force against unarmed civilians.
One man is under arrest, another hospitalized after a police involved shooting in South Philadelphia this morning.
A man is in critical condition at Temple University Hospital after he was shot by police following a domestic dispute in the Hunting Park section of the city.