SWAT

Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 22, 2020 - 10:16 am
A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with assault and related offenses arising from an incident in which he was observed pepper spraying three Black Lives Matter demonstrators during unrest in the city last month, which followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody...
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 8:14 am
A New York Times video that refuted claims by Philadelphia police that it was necessary to tear-gas protesters on the Vine Street Expressway earlier this month. Release of that video prompted an apology from the city within a day. Read more here.
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I-676 protesters hit with tear gas
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Kristen Johanson
June 25, 2020 - 4:17 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw apologized for the use of tear gas on protesters who poured onto the Vine Street Expressway on June 1. 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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Motorcade procession for late Philadelphia Police Sgt. James O'Connor
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
March 20, 2020 - 11:39 am
Dozens of police cars and motorcycles made their way across Northeast Philadelphia Friday morning to honor the life of Philadelphia Police Sgt. James O'Connor, who was killed last week on duty. However, his funeral is postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Hassan Elliott
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
March 19, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Authorities have charged Hassan Elliott with the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer James O’Connor. Read more here.
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Cpl. James O'Connor
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
March 17, 2020 - 9:42 am
Funeral services for Cpl. James O'Connor, the SWAT officer who was killed in the line of duty in Frankford last Friday, have been postponed indefinitely because of coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings. Read more here.
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Center City police barricade
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
February 18, 2020 - 1:34 pm
A heavy police presence still surrounds The Sterling Apartment Homes at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard, where they responded to reports of a man with a gun early Tuesday afternoon. Police say the situation is now over and no longer a threat to the public. Read the latest here.
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Aftermath of Jersey City shooting
Kevin Hagen/AP
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:16 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference with other officials Wednesday that the two Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in the death of a man whose body had been found in a car trunk nearby over the weekend. Read more here.
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Law enforcement personnel walk near the scene following a shooting.
Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Photo
AP News
December 10, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said. Read the latest here.
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