Philadelphia Police To Begin Testing Officer-Worn Video Cameras"We still have to develop policy around retention (of video), and when it would be on, when it would be OK to turn it off, all those kinds of things," Commissioner Ramsey said. "But I think it is the way to go."
New Union Contract Gives Police Commissioner Right To Reassign Narco CopsCommissioner Ramsey has long wanted the ability to rotate officers out of the department's narcotics and Internal Affairs units, but such moves had been prohibited by the city's contract with the police union.
Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World's Largest Bar CrawlThe largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World's Largest Bar Crawl.
Police Still Seeking Help In Case Of Woman Shot Dead In Northern LibertiesAn increased reward was set to expire at midnight Sunday for information leading to an arrest in the murder of 26-year-old Amber Long.
2013 IN REVIEW: Camden Police Force Is OverhauledLong-sought changes in police protection for Camden, NJ residents and businesses finally took effect this year.
Owners of Obsolete Cell Phones Urged To Donate Them For Abuse VictimsFor victims of domestic abuse, "These cell phones really are a lifeline," says Katie Young-Wildes with Women Against Abuse.
21 New Plaques Honor Fallen Heroes Outside Phila. FOP Headquarters Twenty-one additional fallen police officers now have a final place of honor, as plaques in their names were dedicated outside FOP headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia.
Philly Cop Under Investigation After 2nd Questionable Act Caught on VideoIn the latest video, an officer identified as Nace moves a sidewalk basketball backboard, then knocks it over.
'Coats For Kids' Clothing Drive UnderwayPeople from across Philadelphia gave the gift of warmth Sunday as The 6th Annual drive kicked off.
Advocacy Groups Want Probe Into Assault Acquittal of Philadelphia CopLt. Jonathan Josey was found not guilty of assault charges stemming from an incident in which he was caught on videotape slapping a woman to the ground during a Puerto Rican Day celebration. The judge's wife is a Philadelphia police officer.
22 More Academy Graduates Are Sworn In For Service In Philadelphia Police Dept."You'll need good insoles for those shoes," police commissioner Charles Ramsey warned the graduating class. "We start all recruits out on foot."
NJ Agency OKs Layoff of Camden's Entire Police Force The City of Camden, NJ has received the go-ahead to lay off all of its uniformed police officers, in a step toward creating a new, county-run police force.
Arbitrator Gives Philadelphia Cops 6-Percent Raise Over Two YearsPhiladelphia FOP president John McNesby calls the award fair for both police and the Nutter administration.
Family Of 'Kensington Strangler' Tipster Awaiting Thousands In Reward MoneyMonths after police charged Antonio Rodriguez with raping and murdering three women, the tipster later known as "Oscar" was killed on a Kensington street corner.
NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden CountyThe decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.