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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters.
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Kristen Johanson
March 30, 2020 - 4:59 pm
The Philadelphia police union has extended its contract with the city for one year, as both sides agreed to put off negotiations during the coronavirus pandemic. 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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Motorcade procession for late Philadelphia Police Sgt. James O'Connor
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Mike DeNardo
March 20, 2020 - 11:39 am
Dozens of police cars and motorcycles made their way across Northeast Philadelphia Friday morning to honor the life of Philadelphia Police Sgt. James O'Connor, who was killed last week on duty. However, his funeral is postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Kristen Johanson
March 16, 2020 - 7:22 pm
"An acceleration of reform" is how the Philadelphia district attorney is outlining his plan for the city during the coronavirus outbreak. He wants less people arrested, charged and jailed. Read more here.
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Chief Inspector Carl Holmes
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 12, 2020 - 7:43 pm
A former Philadelphia police commander will head to trial on attempted sex assault and indecent assault charges. He is accused of forcing himself on at least two women. Read more here.
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Police lights
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March 11, 2020 - 12:09 pm
A shooting in Chester has left two teenage boys dead and two others wounded. Read more here.
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Police lights
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Charlotte Reese
March 08, 2020 - 12:21 pm
Philadelphia police have a person in custody connected to the accidental shooting a four-year-old boy in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Saturday. Read more here.
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A man stole an ambulance in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night and led police on an hour-long chase, smashing into cars along the way.
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Kristen Johanson
March 02, 2020 - 7:11 pm
The man authorities say stole an ambulance and led police on a wild goose chase around Northeast Philadelphia Friday night has been charged. 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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A man stole an ambulance in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night and led police on an hour-long chase, smashing into cars along the way.
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Mike Dougherty
February 29, 2020 - 9:58 am
A man in Northeast Philadelphia stole an ambulance and led police on a chase for about an hour, smashing into cars along the way. Read more here.
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