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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


Philly Police Reform Ridealong

By Kenneth Lipp

As we reported last weekend, the Philly Police department has posted a timeline of sorts for putting in place recommendations from a DOJ review. 2,793 more words


Great Cities Face Great Challenges - The Urgency of Transparency & the Collaborative Review of Fatal Police Shootings

 By Kenneth Lipp

“Great cities face great challenges.”

– Philly Police Officer-Involved-Shooting web page

Commissioner Ramsey took time during a recent TEDxPhiladelphia symposium  to discuss why, for 6 months,  the department’s official narrative of the fatal shooting by police of… 1,428 more words

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Ahead of Pope and DNC Events, Philly Police Training Under Criticized SPOT Counter-Terrorism Program

By Dustin Slaughter and Kenneth Lipp

As the first of two major National Special Security Events approaches – Pope Francis’ World Meeting of Families visit later this year, followed by the Democratic National Convention in 2016 – … 950 more words


47 New Philadelphia Police Officers Sworn In in North Philadelphia

by Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Police Department today welcomed 47 new officers in a graduation ceremony on Temple University’s main campus.

These young men and women are about to embark on an unpredictable and sometimes dangerous journey, with the mission to serve and protect.  149 more words


Bomb Squad Searches, Clears Plane At Philadelphia International Airport

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The 88 passengers and five crew aboard US Airways Flight 648 from San Diego touched down just this morning at Philadelphia International where they were met by police and fire crews waiting on the ground. 247 more words