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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw.
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Kristen Johanson
February 12, 2020 - 8:19 pm
Even though she’s only three days in as Philadelphia’s new police commissioner, Danielle Outlaw has been researching the city, its leaders and why Philadelphia is facing so much violence. 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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Danielle Outlaw
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KYW Staff
December 30, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed Danielle Outlaw as Philadelphia’s new police commissioner. Read the latest here.
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Vandalism at the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City.
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Tim Jimenez
December 09, 2019 - 9:46 am
A vandal struck the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City once again, and police are investigating the vandalism, which they believe happened at some point over the weekend. Read more here.
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Malcolm Jenkins attends The 2019 ESPYS presented by Capital One at the Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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Tim Jimenez
November 20, 2019 - 8:10 am
Eagles star Malcolm Jenkins and the president of the police union in Philadelphia have been having a war of words since Jenkins wrote an op-ed in the Inquirer about the city’s search for a new police commissioner.
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Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter
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Kristen Johanson
August 27, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a long, hectic week, to say the least, for Philadelphia's first female police commissioner. After the sudden resignation of Richard Ross last week, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter has been fielding phone calls from District Attorney Larry Krasner, U.S...
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From left: Managing Director Brian Abernathy, Mayor Jim Kenney, Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter
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KYW Staff
August 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mayor Jim Kenney stated emphatically at a City Hall press conference Wednesday that he did not fire or force former Police Commissioner Richard Ross to resign. Kenney said he was sad to accept Ross' resignation but agreed that it was the best...
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Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Kristen Johanson
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It took Philadelphia police five hours to pull out two officers stuck inside the home where the alleged gunman Maurice Hill was firing at police. The police commissioner detailed the harrowing escape at a press conference Thursday. "When you know you have two police...
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Kristen Johanson
December 30, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Violent crime in Philadelphia is down according to city statistics, but shootings are up about 15 percent, and homicides will break a decade-old record. The city's top cop is laser-focused on gun violence in the new year. Nearly 1,400 people have been shot in...
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Police departments in Canada are adopting what has come to be known as the Philadelphia Model as a way to handle open rape cases.
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Kristen Johanson
December 23, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police departments in Canada are adopting what has come to be known as "the Philadelphia Model" as a way to handle open rape cases based on what was started in Philadelphia two decades ago. A few days every year, the Women's Law Project, Women Organized Against Rape...
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