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Philly FOP President Blasts DA Krasner in Letter to Police Cadets

It’s no secret that John McNesby isn’t the biggest fan of District Attorney Larry Krasner. The brash leader of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police union […]

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DA Krasner Charges Officer in Controversial Kensington Arrest Video

District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office has charged the Philadelphia police officer seen in a contentious arrest video that circulated online this past summer. James Yeager, who […]

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PPD Announces First Gun Buyback Event of 2018

In the wake of an increased call for firearm safety and further regulation, the Philadelphia Police Department has announced that their first gun buyback event […]

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Metal Detectors Prevent Student From Bringing Gun to Northeast School

Metal detectors placed at the entryways of Samuel Fels High School in Northeast Philadelphia prevented a young teen from bringing a .40-caliber handgun to class […]

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Police: Teen Tried to Smuggle Gun Into North Philly School

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a teenage boy who attempted to bring a gun into a North Philadelphia charter school one day […]

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Krasner’s First Real Test: How He Handles “Tainted Cops” List

Philadelphia’s most vulnerable citizens feel gaslighted for their distrust of local law enforcement. Every time a specific case occurs that provides clear evidence of either […]

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For #NoSavesies 2017, the PPD Channeled “Stranger Things”

Snow’s in the forecast this weekend – and that means #nosavesies season is upon us. This year, Philly police are warning against the (illegal!) tradition of #savesies with a video […]

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Police Arrest Teens in Beating Death of Homeless Man

Philly police have arrested three teenagers who allegedly beat a homeless man to death in late November. Officials have charged 14-year-old Brandon Conrad, 16-year-old Malik Page, […]

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Police: “Anarchists” Vandalized the South Street PPD Mini-Station

Philadelphia police are looking for a group of 10 to 12 people they believe to be anarchists who vandalized two squad cars and the area […]

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Philly Police Send Out Photo of Wrong Man in Child Porn Arrest

Philly police announced this week the arrest of a suspect who allegedly posted child pornography to his Instagram account – but the department sent out a photo of […]

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Feds: Philly Cop Helped Baltimore Officers Sell Seized Drugs

The Philadelphia Police Department has suspended a 35th District officer for 30 days with intent to dismiss after he was indicted by federal authorities in […]

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Three People Are Shot in Philly Every Day

From January 1st to October 24th of this year, a total of 1,006 people have been wounded or killed in shootings across Philadelphia, according to police […]

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Police Search for Escaped Prisoner, Find North Philly Heroin Operation

Philly police made an unexpected discovery during a search for an escaped prisoner on Tuesday night. Officials were looking for 19-year-old Lamic Conde, who was in custody […]

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WATCH: Man Carjacked in West Philly

Police are searching for five suspects wanted in connection to a carjacking in West Philly last Friday. Officials say the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on October […]

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Philly Police to Roll Out Safer Patrol Cars, More Body Cameras

On the same day that WHYY revealed the Philadelphia Police Department’s plan to outfit each of its 4,000 officers with body-worn cameras, Mayor Kenney’s Office […]