Philadelphia Police Department

City Life

Here’s What Philly Cops Thought of the DNC Protests

We’ll do better this time. Promise.  City officials did everything but tattoo that message across their foreheads when the Democratic National Convention rolled into town […]

City Life

Why Did SEPTA Kick Protesters Off the Subway During the DNC?

A curious thing happened Tuesday afternoon. I was on my way to the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center, traveling southbound on the Broad Street Line, when […]

Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey speaks during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
City Life

Ramsey at DNC: Clinton Will Build Bridges Between Cops, Communities

Philadelphia continued to be well-represented on stage at the Democratic National Convention, with former Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey speaking for several minutes Wednesday night in the middle […]

City Life

And on the Third Day, Protesters Visited the Comcast Tower

Ten protesters received $50 citations from Philadelphia Police after they flex-cuffed themselves to a railing in the lobby of the Comcast Center on Wednesday afternoon, […]

City Life

Guess How Many Water Bottles the City Has Dished Out?

This probably won’t come as a big surprise, but Philadelphia officials have gone through a crazy amount of water trying to keep cops and protesters […]

City Life

Ben Franklin Bridge Will Glow Blue to Honor Police Killed in Dallas

Ben Franklin Bridge Blue @PhillyPolice @PPDSteveClark @PPDJoeSullivan @PPDEricGripp @PPDJohnStanford #PrayforDallas — Edward M. Fidler (@PPDCrimeScene) July 14, 2016 The Ben Franklin Bridge will glow […]

ppd logo, child luring
City Life

Police: Threat to Bomb Districts Was Bogus

Philadelphia police were alerted to a possible threat to three of their district headquarters on Monday. Police spokesman Lt. John Stanford said a tipster told […]

A map on the new app Pokemon Go, at the corner of Market and 19th
City Life

Philly Police Dept. Offer Safety Tips for Pokemon Go Users

People have been walking around Philly this past week hunting for Pokemon on the new Pokemon Go app. The game — in case you haven’t […]

City Life

Philly Police Will Travel in Pairs Following Dallas Shooting

Philly Police Commissioner Ross says his self will again go back to 2 officers in all cars after Dallas @FOX29philly — Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) […]

City Life

Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Shot Wife With Crossbow

Police have arrested the man who allegedly shot his wife with a crossbow Sunday night in the Torresdale neighborhood of Philadelphia. Paul Kuzan, 40, was arrested […]

City Life

Philly Cop Arrested, Dismissed Following Bizarre Incident

A Philly cop has been arrested following a bizarre May incident in which he allegedly robbed a man he had hired to do work on his Levittown […]

Philadelphia Police Running Man
City Life

WATCH: The Philadelphia Police Do the Running Man Challenge

The Philadelphia Police Department recently released a Running Man video, and it’s really, truly fabulous. The video – all 11 minutes and 33 seconds of it – combines […]

City Life

Philly Police Officer Charged With Attempted Extortion

A Philadelphia Police Officer was charged Monday with attempted extortion of an alleged drug dealer, according to documents filed by U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger. […]

City Life

Fatal Hit and Runs Up 55 Percent This Year

Fatal hit and runs are up 55 percent this year, the Inquirer reports. Officer Tanya Little, a spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Police Department, told the Inquirer there were […]

City Life

Two Off-Duty Philly Police Officers Involved in Shootings Tuesday

Two off-duty police officers fired their weapons at suspects in unrelated incidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred at 1:12 p.m. in an off-duty police officer’s home; […]