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Phila. Police Say New Policies Meant Fewer Police-Involved Deaths in 2014

From January 1st of this year until now, there were 29 shootings involving officers, compared to 43 at this point last year.


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Suspect Killed By Police In Mayfair Had Lengthy Criminal Record, Reportedly Struggled With Officers

Police are releasing new details after a person was shot by a police officer early Monday morning in Philadelphia.



Man Shot By Police In Carney’s Point After Car Stop

Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Carneys Point, Salem County following a police car stop involving a stolen car.


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Police: Officers Shoot, Kill Man Wielding 7-Inch Butcher Knife

Philadelphia police confirm a man, carrying a seven-inch butcher knife, was shot and killed following a struggle with officers.


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3 Officers Wounded After Suspect Opens Fire At Gloucester Township Police Station

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.


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Armed Robbery Suspect Shot In Head By Philadelphia Police

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.



Suspect Shot By Police After Chase In West Philadelphia

A suspect remains hospitalized after being shot by Philadelphia police officers early Wednesday morning.



Man Shot By Police After Gunfire Exchange Near Temple Campus

A car crash near Temple University’s campus led to gunshots early Tuesday morning. Police were forced to shoot one of the men involved.


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Officer Injured, Suspect Shot During West Philadelphia Robbery

The incident occurred at 52nd and Jefferson Streets around 10:30 a.m.


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Man Fatally Shot By Police In North Philadelphia After Brandishing Weapon

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.


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Suspect Shot By Police In North Philadelphia Had Lengthy Rap Sheet

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.



Robbery Suspect Shot By Police In Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia police shot and critically wounded a man they say tried to rob two stores in the Northeast just after midnight Thursday.


(Carolyn Moses, mother of a man killed by Philadelphia Police, at today's lawsuit announcement.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Family Files Suit Against Philadelphia PD Over Shooting Death of Unarmed Man

The man’s family and the NAACP are calling for a federal investigation into the department’s use of deadly force against unarmed civilians.



Man Shot By Police After Scuffle In South Philadelphia

One man is under arrest, another hospitalized after a police involved shooting in South Philadelphia this morning.


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Man In Critical Condition After Gun Fight With Police In North Philadelphia

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.




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