Philadelphia Police Department


Committee of Seventy Calls for Police Oversight Board

Following Wednesday’s announcement of federal charges against six Philadelphia police officers, the Committee of Seventy today called for the creation of a permanent police oversight […]


Philly Police Get a Raise, and a Rebuke

Mayor Nutter F.O.P head John McCain Nearby and others announces new contract for police — Tom MacDonald–WHYY (@TMacDonaldWHYY) July 31, 2014 Philadelphia’s police officers […]


UPDATE: Philly Cops Charged With Robbing, Extorting Drug Dealers

[Update 1:14 p.m.] Philly Police have released an official announcement, along with photos of each officer:   The press release: Today July 30, 2014, the United […]


Philadelphia Police Officer Arrested Over Fights With Children

On Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Police announced the arrest of 35-year-old police officer Tamika Gross, the result of an investigation by the District Attorney’s office and […]


Philadelphia Police Officer’s Killer Takes Plea Deal, Won’t Get Life

A 21-year-old North Philadelphia man pleaded guilty today to the murder of Philadelphia police officer Moses Walker in 2012. Walker was waiting for the bus […]