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Police Reveal Findings Of Investigation After Snow Shovelers Stopped, Questioned In Lower Merion

Police say to date no one has ever been issued a citation for snow shoveling in Lower Merion. Officials are now going to take another look at that ordinance to see if it needs to be made more specific.

02/04/2015

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Police: Suspect And Officer Exchange Gunfire In Kensington

Chopper 3 was over the scene after authorities say shots were fired in Kensington Wednesday evening.

02/04/2015

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Claimed To Be Cop In Effort To Lure Girl, 15

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he followed a 15-year-old girl in his car and claimed to be a police officer while trying to lure her into his vehicle to “mess around.”

02/04/2015

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Some NJ Police Departments Hiring ‘Class II’ Officers To Save Money

“It’s a great opportunity to get my foot in the door and learn how to become a full-time police officer,” says Knuttel, who is a Class II officer, a step below a full-time sworn officer.

01/30/2015

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Local Police Offer Parking Lot For Craigslist Transactions

Local police are offering their parking lots to residents who want to make a Craigslist exchange without risking their safety.

01/29/2015

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Biden Says Minority Communities, Police Need To Heal

“There’s no reason on earth we cannot repair the breach that we’ve recently seen between law enforcement and minority communities,” he said.

01/19/2015

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Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspect Wanted In Shooting Death Of Woman In North Philly

Police have released new information, including surveillance video, in the shooting death of a woman waiting for a SEPTA bus Tuesday morning.

01/16/2015

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Attorney General Holder Comes To Philadelphia To Get Law Enforcement And Community Members Talking

Attorney General Eric Holder was in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon to hold another in his series of meetings aimed at building trust between community residents and the police.

01/15/2015

Scene of deadly shooting near Temple University on January 13, 2015. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Police: Woman Fatally Shot While Waiting For Bus In North Philadelphia

The shooting took place at about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at 12th and Jefferson Streets in North Philadelphia.

01/13/2015

Toys R Us shot in Port Richmond on January 5, 2015.

Police: Suspect Opens Fire On Port Richmond Toys R Us

Police say an apparent attempted robbery ended with a suspect firing a gunshot into a toy store in Philadelphia early Monday morning.

01/05/2015

Hundreds attended a funeral service at Our Lady of Peace Parish as family laid to rest 10-year-old Matthew McCloskey who was struck and killed earlier this week by a police vehicle. (credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

Hundreds Attend Funeral Service For NJ Boy Struck By Police Vehicle

Hundreds attended a funeral service at Our Lady of Peace Parish as family laid to rest 10-year-old Matthew McCloskey who was struck and killed earlier this week by a police vehicle.

01/02/2015

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State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas Speaks Out On Bettering Relations Between Police And The Community

It came in response to the recent murders of two New York City Police officers and what Thomas calls “escalating public tension.”

12/29/2014

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Rally Held In Atlantic City To Support Police

In response to anti-police protests throughout the country, there was a rally on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Friday to show support for law enforcement.

12/26/2014

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Philadelphia Police And FBI Searching For Alleged Serial Bank Robber

The FBI and Philadelphia Police Department are on the hunt for a suspect who is believed to be behind three recent bank robberies, and an attempted robbery, over the past two weeks.

12/26/2014

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Calls For Police Departments Nationwide To Implement Diversity Training, Diversify Ranks Of Officers

In mid-December Philadelphia Police Cadet Class 369 graduated 39 new officers. Of those 39, less than 20 percent were minorities.

12/23/2014

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