police misconduct

Male suspect with police flashers
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Mike Dougherty
July 15, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Police use of force is the topic of conversation Wednesday night during a virtual town hall hosted by the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutor Scott Coffina says they want to hear from anyone who has concerns about interactions with law enforcement officers. Read more here.
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Kristen Johanson
June 15, 2020 - 12:45 pm
The city will hire an “independent consultant” to examine how the Philadelphia Police Department handled the civil unrest during the beginning days of the George Floyd protests. Read more here.
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Police at protest
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Cherri Gregg
June 08, 2020 - 11:32 am
In the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd, cities all over the country are taking a look at police reforms, including those in Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Walter Ogrod
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Cherri Gregg
June 05, 2020 - 6:36 pm
A Philadelphia man who served 30 years behind bars for the 1988 murder of a 4-year-old girl is set free Friday. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office said he is likely innocent. Read more here.
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Shaurn Thomas and James Figorski.
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Flashpoint
January 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The City of Philadelphia will pay out over $4 million to settle civil rights claims brought by a man who spent 24 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. His wrongful conviction was linked to two rogue detectives. Read more here.
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
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David Madden
December 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
The rules under which law enforcement in New Jersey operate are going to go through some serious change thanks to a series of directives from the state attorney general.
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