The Plain View Project

City Council hearing on racist posts by officers
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
September 10, 2019 - 7:47 pm
A City Council hearing Tuesday intended to discuss police officers' racist Facebook posts took a detour Tuesday, when a councilmember called for the resignation of Philadelphia's acting police commissioner. Read more here.
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Rally for Justice Coalition talking to reporters.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 09, 2019 - 8:20 pm
A coalition of black clergy and activist leaders met with Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia police at City Hall on Monday to turn up the pressure months after hundreds of Philadelphia cops were linked to racist Facebook posts.
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Philadelphia Police Department
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
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 police officers
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
August 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seven Philadelphia police officers linked to the racist Facebook investigation have resigned, just a few weeks after Philadelphia's police commissioner announced 13 cops would be fired. A spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed the names of officers...
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Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. kept an eye as Bernie Sanders supporters march down Broad Street during the Democratic National Convention.
Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News via USA TODAY Network
Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed 72 police officers have been placed on desk duty and some could lose their jobs as officials continue to investigate racist Facebook posts allegedly made by those officers in question. Because of the city's...
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Philadelphia police officers
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
June 13, 2019 - 3:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sources have confirmed to KYW Newsradio that dozens of Philadelphia police officers have been pulled from duty, as authorities continue to investigate racist and violent social media posts allegedly made by the officers in question on Facebook. It was previously...
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About 100 demonstrators protested at Philadelphia Police headquarters.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
June 07, 2019 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Under the watchful eyes of police officers and commanders — and that famous statue of a caring officer holding a child — about 100 people formed a circle around the marker, demanding justice. In the wake of an investigation that revealed past and present Philly...
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Philadelphia police officers
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
June 06, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ten Philadelphia police officers who have been under investigation for posting racist and derogatory messages on social media have now been pulled from duty, following the release of hundreds of such messages by watchdog research group The Plain View Project ...
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