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Philadelphia Police District Transforms Into Movie Theater

By Kristen Johanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia’s 35th Police District rolled out the red carpet Saturday night for neighborhood kids and parents. The movie of choice: … 206 more words


The Philly Police Department Turned That 1991 Sizzler Commercial Into A Recruiting Video

As someone who encounters the weirdest crap on the internet on a daily basis, I’m even not sure what to make of this. This video popped up on the Philadelphia Police Department’s… 132 more words

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Search Continues For Pair In Hit-Run That Killed 2-Year-Old Boy In Kensington

By Dan Wing

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Despite having the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident in Kensington that killed a 2-year-old boy, Philadelphia Police say the search for two people who were inside the vehicle is still ongoing. 171 more words


Nutter Creates Panel To Help Tackle Recommendations Contained In US Dept. Of Justice Report On Police

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mayor Nutter has followed through on an Executive Order and named members of an independent civilian oversight board to advance efforts to ‘create a more responsive’ police department that ‘earns the public’s respect.’ 233 more words


ONLY A DRILL: Philadelphia Police Hold Training Exercise Tonight In Old City

By Dan Wing and Diana Rocco

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Police Department and other area first responders conducted a training drill Wednesday evening near Independence Mall. 207 more words


BREAKING: Elementary Teacher Suspended Following 'Get Well Cards' To Cop Killer

Abu-Jamal, 60, is a former Black Panther serving life in prison for the 1981 murder of white Philadelphia Officer Daniel Faulkner

ORANGE, NJ – An elementary school teacher has been suspended for having her third-grade students write “get well” letters to an inmate convicted of killing a cop. 225 more words

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In Fighting Disclosure of Philly License Plate Reader Records, Officials Claim Every Driver is 'Under Investigation'

By Dustin Slaughter

The City of Philadelphia does not want you to know in which neighborhoods the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) is focusing their use of powerful automatic license plate readers (ALPR), nor do they want disclosed the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of this technology, as they continue to fight a… 918 more words