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Why Commissioner Ramsey Must Stay

There’s been a bit of talk about the future of Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey lately, so let’s just say what needs to be said: Ramsey must stay […]

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WATCH: Protest Over Tate-Brown Shooting Turns Violent at Community Meeting

Thursday night’s town hall on policing at Lawncrest Recreation Center was scheduled weeks before D.A. Seth Williams announced that he would not bring charges in the […]

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Michael Nutter Wants 16 Times as Many Police Body Cameras Next Year

For the past few months, a police district in North Philadelphia has equipped about 30 cops with body cameras as part of a pilot program. If Mayor Michael Nutter gets his way, […]

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Feds Postpone Release of Philly Police Report

The U.S. Department of Justice was planning to release a long-awaited review Friday of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of force. Officials did not explain the delay, but it […]

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Ramsey: “We Are Not at War With the Communities We Serve”

Philly Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey met the local media Tuesday morning to discuss the recommendations of the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing […]

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Ramsey-Led Policing Commission Makes Recommendations

The presidential task force on 21st century policing led by Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey has issued its “interim” report. Ramsey will hold a press […]


The Brief: Who’s Even More Popular Than Mayor Nutter?

Michael Nutter is so, so popular. We know because he commissioned (and his political committee paid for) a new poll proving it. His approval rating […]

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Police Brutality Charges Show the System Is Trying, Not That It’s Working

Seth Williams was almost right. The district attorney entered last Thursday’s press conference — the one announcing brutality charges against two Philadelphia police officers — seemingly […]

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Officers Charged With Brutal Beating of Motorist

Najee Rivera is lucky to have a very determined girlfriend, or he might be sitting in jail today, convicted of charges stemming from his own […]

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Ramsey, Nutter Open Policing Panel

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is chairing meetings on the president’s task force on “21st century policing” this week — the task force created after […]

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New York Shootings Raise Ramsey’s Concern

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says it’s time to cool heated rhetoric in the wake of two New York City cops being assassinated over the […]

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Ramsey to Co-Chair White House Task Force

@WhiteHouse announces creation of a Task Force on 21st Century Policingto be co-chaired by the PPD's own @PPDCommish — Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) December 1, […]

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Philly Police Testing Wearable Cameras

Philly Police have begun a pilot program to test wearable body cameras on officers, Newsworks reports:

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Ramsey Pleased With DOJ Report on Philly Officer-Related Shootings

The U.S. Department of Justice has delivered a draft report to the Philadelphia Police Department on how to curb officer-related shootings in the city, the […]

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WATCH: Charles Ramsey on Anderson Cooper

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey appeared on AC 360, Anderson Cooper’s CNN show, Wednesday to discuss the rescue of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. Freeland-Gaither was abducted on November […]