Plain View Project

Judge gavel, scales of justice and law books in court
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Kristen Johanson
August 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lawsuit filed against the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office over a so-called “Do Not Call” list, which involved hundreds of police officers, was thrown out Friday. The DA’s office says they investigating 300 Philadelphia officers who were listed in the Plain...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2019 - 6:03 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a review of social media accounts landed dozens of Philadelphia police officers in hot water, a new effort has taken a closer look at cops' social media posts in the suburbs. Of some of the images and posts found by watchdog group The Plain View...
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Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby
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Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The leader of Philadelphia’s police union is both condemning the racist and violent Facebook posts allegedly made by city police officers, saying they should be closely examined, and supporting the cops being investigated. "The bottom line is you can't be posting...
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John McDevitt
June 01, 2019 - 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An organization that collects public Facebook posts containing racist views, bigotry and violence has found inappropriate entries from hundreds of people who claim to be Philadelphia police officers. The ACLU of Pennsylvania is outraged. The Plain View Project is a...
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