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Donald Jackson, Jr.
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 21, 2019 - 6:22 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Chester City police officer is charged with stealing a Taser from the department and giving it to a man who wasn’t allowed to have it. Donald Jackson, Jr., 44, is facing felony charges of theft and conspiracy. He allegedly took the Taser from the Chester...
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New Jersey police officers
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David Madden
August 10, 2019 - 6:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new directive from New Jersey’s top law enforcement official aims to help police officers across the state cope with the stress of their job — becoming the first in the nation to require all law enforcement officers to participate. Burlington County has had a pilot...
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Philadelphia Police Department
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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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Christian Bey
Christian Snyder/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
July 23, 2019 - 11:13 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer more than a week ago has been charged with criminal homicide, police announced Monday. The indictment against Christian Bey, 30, in the death of Officer Calvin Hall, 35, is sealed, so further details will...
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio, file
Kristen Johanson
July 10, 2019 - 4:35 pm
UPDATED: July 15, 10:45 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A retired Philadelphia police officer has been sentenced to one year behind bars after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman with a city-issued gun, which happened outside a school. Thomas O’Neill was on duty in July 2016 when he ordered...
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Sources say a police officer shot and killed his wife and himself in a home on this block in North Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
July 08, 2019 - 12:58 pm
UPDATED: 9:23 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating what happened when they say one of their own shot and killed his wife, and then turned the gun on himself. Police say the officer, Jose Rodriguez, was an 11-year veteran of the force. They say he did not...
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Officer Dan Gallagher.
Courtesy of the Lansdale Borough Police Department
Andrew Kramer
July 05, 2019 - 1:43 pm
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An off-duty Lansdale police officer is recovering after he was stabbed Friday morning in Bucks County. At a press conference Friday afternoon, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub says Lansdale police officer Dan Gallagher was not on the clock when he came...
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Camden County police
Courier-Post, file
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The family of a teenager struck and killed by a Camden police officer wants the state to investigate her death. The Camden County prosecutor found that no criminal charges were warranted against County police officer James Lopez, who struck and killed 17-year-old...
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David Madden
June 11, 2019 - 2:36 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal jury has reached what amounts to a split decision in the case of a suspended Camden police officer, accused of using excessive force on a man who was thought to be armed. He wasn’t. The panel, which consisted of seven men and five women, told Judge Robert...
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