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Philadelphia Police Department
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 9:26 am
Philadelphia police are investigating an encounter between a white officer and a black teen who was temporarily put into a cruiser near a city bus stop. Watch the video here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 12, 2019 - 2:40 pm
A mistrial has been declared in the second trial of a man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer six years ago. Read the shocking details here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
The second trial against a man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer six years ago is underway, after a high court vacated his conviction in 2017. Defense attorneys call the incident a "tragic accident." Read more here.
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In 2015, then 33-year-old Eric Torres was sentenced to 66 to 132 years in prison in connection to a shooting that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward Davies in a medically induced coma and nerve damage.
Philadelphia Police Department
Paul Kurtz
September 10, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Philly cops will be paying close attention to the retrial of Eric Torres this week. Torres was originally convicted of shooting a police officer during a traffic stop and scuffle in Feltonville six years ago. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
September 04, 2019 - 7:10 am
Just last week Thursday, someone shot at two undercover cops in North Philadelphia. This time it was at 59th Street and Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.
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Sean Ellis spent 22 years in prison after a wrongful conviction
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 10:56 am
Civil liberty groups and reform-minded district attorneys are pushing to bring greater transparency to the process of highlighting police officers who have committed misconduct and could undermine criminal cases if they took the stand.
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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
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
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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