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Absent Former Officers Arraigned on Brutality Charges

By Austin Nolen

Former Philadelphia Police officers Kevin Robinson and Sean McKnight were arraigned on Tuesday in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on eight criminal charges each, stemming from a traffic stop in May 2013, during which the two allegedly used excessive force against Najee Rivera and then lied to cover it up. 174 more words

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The Public Record on The Brandon Tate-Brown Shooting, So Far

By Austin Nolen

7/14 Update: The Declaration has learned that neither Officer Carrelli nor Officer Dang have had any citizen complaints made against them during their time as Philadelphia Police officers. 1,105 more words


Mob of Philly Police Officers Attack a Cuffed Man?

After barks of “tase the motherf**ker,” and a dehumanizing comment referring to him as a “piece of s*it,” Tyree Carroll, survived his encounter with a police mob of 26 officers. 324 more words


Philadelphia Police Release Statement After Arrest Incident Caught On Tape

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Police Department has released the following statement regarding an arrest incident from April that was caught on video: 

‘On the evening of Wednesday July 8, 2015, the department was made aware of a video that was captured during an arrest which occurred on April 4, 2015. 313 more words


Officers Held for Trial in Kensington Beating Case

By Austin Nolen

After a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, the criminal case against former Philadelphia police officers Kevin Robinson and Sean McKnight was held for trial in the Court of Common Pleas. 357 more words


More Drug Convictions Tossed Amid Ongoing Questions About Phila. Narcotics Squad

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia judge has reversed dozens of additional drug convictions tied to a onetime elite squad of police narcotics officers whose members were… 199 more words