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Internal Affairs Records Show Two Charged Officers Had a Long History of Documented Misconduct

By Kenneth Lipp

Complaint records obtained by the Declaration from the Philly Police Internal Affairs Division reveal that two officers charged last month with brutally assaulting a man in 2013 have been investigated for repeated abuse allegations and cited for flouting department policy for at least five years. 452 more words

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Civil Rights Groups Respond To Justice Department's Police Involved Shooting Report

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Civil rights groups are responding to the long-awaited Department of Justice report released yesterday that analyzes Philadelphia’s police-involved shootings. The report is highly critical of the Philadelphia Police department citing deficiencies in training and transparency. 247 more words

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Justice Department Releases Long-Awaited Review of Philly Officer-Involved Shootings

By Kenneth Lipp and Dustin Slaughter

The Department of Justice’s Community-Oriented Police Services (COPS) Office released its highly-anticipated review of Philadelphia Police Department use-of-force policies at a press conference at US Attorney Zane Memenger’s office this morning. 219 more words

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Spoils of War: Despite DOJ Reforms and Weak Oversight, Local Policing for Profit Continues with Feds

By Dustin Slaughter

“Spoils of War” is a three part series on PA law enforcement’s participation in the federal government’s asset forfeiture program. The Philadelphia Police Department is the first to be highlighted, and will be followed by State Police and Pennsylvania National Guard Counterdrug Program involvement. 1,518 more words

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Final Farewell To Hero Philadelphia Police Officer

By Dan Majka

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands turned out in West Philadelphia Saturday morning to say goodbye to a fallen hero.

Police departments from across the country filed into the Palestra in University City to pay their respects to… 472 more words

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Thousands Gather To Say Final Farewell To Fallen Philadelphia Police Officer

By Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mourners, including hundreds of police officers, gathered Saturday morning, paying their last respects to fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. 199 more words

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Chip Kelly Attends Viewing For Fallen Officer Robert Wilson III

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Friday, hundreds of people attended the viewing for fallen Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III. Among the attendees was Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. 125 more words

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