36 Rookie Officers Sworn In to Philadelphia Police DepartmentPolice commissioner Charles Ramsey reminded the rookies about heightened public scrutiny in light of civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Commissioner Ramsey's Son Among Philadelphia Police Academy Graduates Commissioner Ramsey says his son, a Penn State graduate who had been working as a probation officer, finally decided to join the "family business."
Philadelphia Police Practice Getting Help To Victims Of Active ShooterPhiladelphia police and fire medics are practicing for the unthinkable: An active shooter opening fire in a mall or office building.
One of Philadelphia Police Department's M-16 Assault Rifles Is MissingPolice commissioner Charles Ramsey held a press conference to announce that during an audit conducted last week the department learned that one of the 1,356 M-16 rifles given to the PPD by the federal government in 2009 is unaccounted for.
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."
Philly Cop To Do 3 Mile Benefit Run In 100-Pound Bomb SuitOn October 20th, if you attend the annual Police Survivors 5K run in Northeast Philadelphia, you will most likely see a man running in a 100-pound bomb suit.
Philadelphia Police Department Mints 29 New OfficersThe City of Philadelphia has 29 new police officers, following a graduation ceremony in Northeast Philadelphia.
Schoolkids Learn Police Work At Camp Hosted By Phila. Police Academy The Philadelphia Police Academy is hosting some very young potential recruits this week, as about 80 elementary school students attend summer camp there.
Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For Philadelphia's New Tactical Police FacilityOfficials were there to break ground for the building which will be home to the police department's SWAT, bomb squad, and K-9 units.
Philadelphia Police Get Special Training On Encountering Those With Mental IllnessPhiladelphia police receive special training to learn how to manage the people they encounter who have mental illness.