Philadelphia Police

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
June 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Gun violence has been raging on in Philadelphia, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. So far in 2020, nearly 900 people have been shot in Philadelphia. Homicides are up 20% compared to 2019 — an already record-breaking year for murders. On Friday, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw announced her...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
June 18, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Philadelphia City Council Thursday passed a sweeping package of protections for renters. The bills are aimed at preventing thousands of evictions when the state’s moratorium ends on July 10. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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Mike DeNardo
June 16, 2020 - 4:50 pm
A Massachusetts man is behind bars on charges he sent racist and threatening emails to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 17, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Two more men have been charged with the murder of Philadelphia SWAT Sgt. James O’Connor, who was killed more than a month ago while serving a homicide warrant. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
March 20, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The Philadelphia Police Department is providing its officers with protective clothing, helmets and the like amid the coronavirus pandemic, but how are smaller departments in the greater Philadelphia region dealing with the crisis, since they are less likely to receive such protections? Read more...
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 05, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff in Nicetown last summer, will go to trial on additional attempted murder and reckless endangerment charges. Read more here.
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Police Commissioner speaks at the fifth anniversary of Officer Robert Wilson III's death.
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Justin Udo
March 05, 2020 - 4:35 pm
A fallen Philadelphia police officer is remembered for his work on the force through the creation of a special program in his honor.
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Jesse Alvarez
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 05, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested after an Internal Affairs investigation looked into a domestic assault. Read more here.
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Police seek machete-wielding man
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 02, 2020 - 4:42 pm
Authorities are searching for a man they say hid inside a victim’s car and then attacked him with a machete last week in Northeast Philadelphia. Police released surveillance video hoping someone will recognize the attacker. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Academy
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Kristen Johanson
February 28, 2020 - 4:06 pm
The first openly transgender recruit graduated from the Philadelphia Police Academy Friday, hoping to set a precedent of acceptance and open the door for future officers. Read more here.
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