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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
June 30, 2020 - 8:55 pm
A spokesperson for Gov. Tom Wolf said he will sign two police reform bills sent to his desk by the Senate Tuesday. And, there are more law enforcement reform bills still working their way through the Legislature. Read more here.
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Sgt. Jose Novoa
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 22, 2020 - 6:20 pm
The second Philadelphia police officer who died from the coronavirus, Sgt. Jose Novoa, was laid to rest on Monday. Read more here.
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Lt. James Walker
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2020 - 4:29 pm
It was a somber day for the Philadelphia Police Department as they buried one of their own: James Walker, the first city employee and police officer to die from COVID-19 back in April. Read more here.
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Police at protest
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Mike DeNardo
June 02, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Authorities in New Jersey say a series of police reforms have been in the works — even before the George Floyd protests. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2020 - 1:45 pm
Two months after Philadelphia Police Sgt. James O’Connor was shot and killed inside a Frankford house while serving a homicide warrant, the SWAT officer was laid to rest. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
April 17, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Two more men have been charged with the murder of Philadelphia SWAT Sgt. James O’Connor, who was killed more than a month ago while serving a homicide warrant. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
April 14, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Philadelphia police officers are getting much-needed protective gear from the Fraternal Order of Police. Read more here.
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Maurice Hill
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 05, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Maurice Hill, the man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff in Nicetown last summer, will go to trial on additional attempted murder and reckless endangerment charges. Read more here.
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Jesse Alvarez
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 05, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested after an Internal Affairs investigation looked into a domestic assault. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Academy
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Kristen Johanson
February 28, 2020 - 4:06 pm
The first openly transgender recruit graduated from the Philadelphia Police Academy Friday, hoping to set a precedent of acceptance and open the door for future officers. Read more here.
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