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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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Protests Continue in Center City, at Philly Colleges

It’s been little more than one week since Donald Trump was elected. Since then, demonstrations have been held every night in Philadelphia – and after last […]

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Philly Cops Sue LeSean McCoy Over Bar Fight

Two Philly cops have sued former Eagles player LeSean McCoy over an alleged bar fight that took place while the officers were off duty in […]

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Reactions Mixed After Philly’s FOP Endorses Trump

Members of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police union joined more than 300,000 police officers across the country this weekend when the national FOP announced its endorsement […]

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Marco Rubio, Rush Limbaugh Blast Kenney

A host of high-profile conservatives are criticizing Mayor Jim Kenney over comments he made after a Yeadon man allegedly told officials that he shot police officer Jesse Hartnett because he is […]

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Don’t Let What Happened to Laquan McDonald Happen in Philadelphia

If you’re a Pennsylvanian who is angry about what happened in Chicago with Laquan McDonald, you should be furious with what legislators in Harrisburg are […]

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Ramsey Comes Out Against Cop-Cloaking Bill in Harrisburg

Philadelphia’s top cop is pushing back against a bill that would cloak the identities of officers in “police-involved shootings.” CBS Philly reports that outgoing Police […]

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Bill Makes It Illegal to ID Officers Who Shoot Civilians

A Pennsylvania House committee gave an overwhelming thumbs-up to a bill Tuesday that would make it illegal for public officials to release the names of cops […]

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Philly Police Union Won’t Back Down on Quentin Tarantino Boycott

Philadelphia’s police union won’t back down from its boycott of Quentin Tarantino, despite the director’s attempts this week to clarify remarks that had been deemed […]

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Philly Police Union Joins Quentin Tarantino Boycott

The union that represents Philadelphia Police officers is joining a boycott of Quentin Tarantino‘s movies, saying the director of profane and violent flicks has proven […]

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Charles Ramsey’s Endless, Frustrating War Against Bad Cops

IT WAS TIME for Chuck Ramsey to tell everybody a story. Philadelphia’s police commissioner is an artist behind a podium, as comfortable as an old […]

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Who Will Replace the Irreplaceable Charles Ramsey?

How do you replace someone like Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey? The man is far and away the most popular public official in Philadelphia, an exceptionally gifted communicator, […]

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Should Cops Who Shoot Civilians Be Named?

In the wake of the deaths of Brandon Tate-Brown, Michael Brown and many others, an important question has been raised: Should the public know the names […]

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Acquitted Narcotics Officer Failed Drug Test, Will Be Fired Again

Philadelphia Police narcotics officer Perry Betts is in hot water again. Just back in May, Betts was one of six narcotics unit officers acquitted by […]

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Police Union Challenges Federal Reforms

The union that represents Philadelphia Police has filed unfair labor practice charges against the city for implementing reforms recommended by the U.S. Department of Justice. […]