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Defining A 911 Emergency

It’s not always so clear when to call 911. Not after every car accident. Not after a robbery.

07/17/2015

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Cops: Drunken Man Repeatedly Reports Fake Accident In Bid To Get Ride Home

Police say a drunken man twice called 911 to report a fake accident because he wanted officers to give him a ride home.

07/08/2015

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Program To Use DNA Tool To Help Track Down Stolen Valuables In Camden County

Residents of Camden County now have a new tool in protecting their valuables — an invisible plant-based DNA marking kit that could help get stolen property returned to owners.

06/16/2015

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Police Ask Parents To Help Enforce Philadelphia’s Curfew

Philadelphia Police are asking parents to help enforce the city’s curfew.

06/12/2015

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Police: Bensalem Pursuit Ends In Philadelphia

No injuries have been reported.

06/09/2015

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Police Shoot Pit Bull After They Say It Attacked An Officer In Grays Ferry

Police say a pit bull was shot dead by police after the dog attacked an officer in the Grays Ferry section of the city.

06/09/2015

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Cops: Driver Arrested In Salem County Hit-Run

Police say an arrest has been made after a hit and run in Salem County left a teen fighting for his life.

06/08/2015

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Female Allegedly Taken On Disturbing Uber Ride In South Jersey

Authorities say a female passenger reported she experienced inappropriate behavior by a driver contracted by Uber last month in South Jersey.

06/04/2015

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Cops: Pennsylvania Man Ran Fake DUI Checkpoint While Drunk

Police say a man who set up a drunken-driving checkpoint complete with road flares while pretending to be a Pennsylvania state trooper was drunk.

06/02/2015

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Police Issue Warning For Women Jogging And Walking Alone

Police are advising women to stay alert and keep “situational awareness” following four crimes victimizing women outdoors across two states in just over a week.

05/29/2015

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New Jersey Police Ask Parents To Stop Telling Their Kids They’ll Be Arrested If They’re Bad

Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto says officers do not want children to be scared of police when they need help.

05/29/2015

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Report Finds South Jersey Town Could Benefit From County Run Police Department

The report, compiled by the Cordero Group at the behest of the county, determined Pennsauken could save 4.8 million dollars a year with a county run department at the current staffing level of 79 officers.

05/23/2015

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SEPTA Engineer Saw ‘Trespasser’ On Tracks Moments Before Train Was Hit By Object

A transit train driver says he saw a “trespasser” on the tracks moments before an unknown object struck a window on the train.

05/19/2015

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Reward Offered For Info Leading To Arrest Of Abduction, Sexual Assault Suspect

Philadelphia Police say a $2,500 reward is being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of Manuel Cintron who is wanted in connection with an abduction and sexual assault in Fishtown earlier this month.

05/18/2015

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Pres. Obama To Visit Camden To Talk About Community Police Initiatives

President Barack Obama is coming to Camden to discuss how police are working to build trust with the community.

05/14/2015

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