Philadelphia Police Commissioner

Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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Protesters call for justice for George Floyd following his death on Monday outside the Cup Foods on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kristen Johanson
May 28, 2020 - 7:31 pm
Top police brass in the Delaware Valley are outraged at the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man killed after being kneed in the throat by a city police officer. They say this is not part of any tactical training and erodes trust in police. Read more here.
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Danielle Outlaw
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Kristen Johanson
December 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
After being officially tapped by the mayor on Monday, Danielle Outlaw, the city’s new police commissioner, has already hinted at how she wants to reshape the Philadelphia Police Department. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
August 23, 2018 - 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For more than an hour, Jeffery Dennis' family met with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Thursday morning, asking questions about Monday's shooting on Hegerman Street. Dennis was shot and killed by a Philadelphia police officer in Tacony Monday after a...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
April 14, 2018 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/AP) -- Philadelphia's top cop spoke out Saturday following a controversial arrest at a Starbucks in Center City this week. This incident has prompted accusations of racism on social media, concern from the mayor and an apology from the company. Videos posted online show...
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