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Arrests Made, One Officer Injured in Center City Teen Flash Mob

Looks like several arrests after large group of teens around Center City pic.twitter.com/OPjjslTHqc — Noah Cohen (@noahyc) March 7, 2017 A flash mob that involved […]

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Philly Police Adopt First-Ever Tattoo Policy

The Philadelphia Police Department will soon enforce its first-ever tattoo policy – forbidding on-duty officers from having “offensive, extremist, indecent, racist or sexist” tattoos, according to […]

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Philly Cop Shooting on Trump’s List of “Under-Reported” Attacks

Following a meeting yesterday during which President Donald Trump accused media outlets of failing to properly publicize terrorist attacks, the White House listed 78 incidents that it claims were “under-reported” […]

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WATCH: Naked Man Drives Allegedly Stolen Cab Through Rittenhouse Square

Philadelphia police have arrested an apparently naked man for driving an allegedly stolen taxi cab through Rittenhouse Square Park this afternoon. 

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Philly Police and Protesters Show the World How It’s Done

Any time thousands of protesters pour into the streets of a city, very bad things can happen, as history has shown us time and time […]

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The FOP Has Put Up Anti–Seth Williams Billboards

Telling the Inquirer his union was willing to spend an “unlimited amount of resources” in the Democratic primary against Seth Williams, FOP Lodge 5 head […]

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Philly Law Enforcement Officials Create Human-Trafficking Task Force

Law enforcement officials in Philadelphia have created a human-trafficking task force, thanks to a $1.3 million federal grant. 

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Report: Philly Crime at Lowest Point in Decades

Severe crime in Philadelphia – including violent crimes, robberies and property crimes – is at its lowest level since the 1970s, police recently told the Inquirer. 

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Philly FOP Criticizes D.A. for Not Charging Teen in Cop Fight

The president of Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union has criticized District Attorney Seth Williams for his decision not to charge a 16-year-old girl involved in […]

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Philly Police Investigating Video of Officer Apparently Hitting Young Woman

  Philly police are investigating an altercation between an officer and a young woman depicted in footage that is circulating on social media. The incident allegedly […]

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What’s in Store for Philly’s Police Union in 2017

John McNesby sounds like he’s in a good mood when he picks up the phone a few days before Christmas. The president of the Fraternal Order of […]

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How Drug Busts in Kensington Could Make Things Even Worse

The police laid the drugs, the money, and the guns on the table. The cameras rolled. And another victory in the drug war was declared. […]

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Philly GOP Wants City Attorney Connected to Anti-Trump Graffiti Fired

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZwz9JRmUg0 Philadelphia police are investigating an assistant city solicitor in connection with anti-Trump graffiti found on the side of an upscale supermarket in Chestnut Hill on November 25th, according to […]

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D.A. Seth Williams Forms Hate Crimes Task Force In Philly

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says he has formed a six-person Hate Crimes Task Force to “vigorously prosecute” hate crimes in the city.

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Philly Cop Charged With Attempted Murder of Son

When Dorion Young’s son walked away from him at the end of a holiday argument about the use of the car, the Philadelphia police officer […]