police department

Gov. Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
June 11, 2019 - 1:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Legislation has been introduced to enact Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest proposal, which would require municipalities that rely on Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) coverage to share in the cost. But it appears backers of the proposal still face an uphill battle. The proposal...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele outside Upper Merion Township building.
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers: Watch your speed and other habits that might get you in trouble, because police are watching you. That’s the message from police departments in the Philadelphia area at the start of a new crackdown on aggressive behaviors behind the wheel. "We'...
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Philadelphia Police Commisioner Richard Ross
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Paul Kurtz
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's police commissioner says he is encouraged by the growth of a program that allows detectives to access crime footage from private surveillance cameras. The Philadelphia Police Department's Twitter feed is filled with images of people caught in the act of...
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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan
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Mark Abrams
January 23, 2019 - 4:22 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan says a task force of officers from police departments, working with county detectives, helped take down 77 dealers who were selling heroin and opioids - some of which caused deaths - during the past two months in an...
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Ohio police offer to test residents' meth for Zika
Gratis Police Department
May 30, 2018 - 10:23 am
By Janet DiGiacomo, CNN (CNN) -- In a recent Facebook post, the Gratis, Ohio, Police Department issues a warning and makes an offer: "WARNING: If you have recently purchased Meth in Preble, Montgomery, Darke or Butler Counties it may be contaminated with the Zika Virus. Please bring it to the...
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From left: Lt. Karen Mabry, Kristin Jackowski and Katie Greble
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Hadas Kuznits
April 25, 2018 - 3:38 pm
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Plymouth Township Police Department partnered with The Center for Autism to learn more about handling people in the community with the disorder. Katie Greble from The Center For Autism ran an autism training seminar Wednesday morning for police officers...
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