As the homicide rate climbs, a new report found that Philadelphia is unlikely to serve youth who are at the highest risk of killing someone or being killed.
Mayor Jim Kenney
“I take these unreconciled accounts seriously,” the mayor stated. “I vow to fix these things and fix them soon.”
There has been a debate occurring in the city for quite some time on whether or not it’s appropriate to have an independent agency that investigates both police complaints and officer-involved shootings.
The Philadelphia District Attorney-elect said his campaign relied heavily on neighborhoods where politicians don’t even go to lie.
Minister Rodney Muhammad disclosed that the $25,000 paid to him by the Mayor’s PAC is for his work to re-elect the Democrat incumbent.
At the unveiling of the Octavius Catto memorial, Philadelphia’s sheriff and others cried tears of joy, while the elated mayor held his back.
The new Octavius V. Catto statue proves that heroes are often the ones who bridge sports and politics in the name of social change.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney isn’t fond of the Center City-based statue of Frank Rizzo, the bombastic former police commissioner-turned Mayor who some portray as a racist with a penchant for brutality, while others declare him as a local hero. But the white male Democrat, who points to the Rizzo-era of policing as a culture…
Philadelphia’s Mayor, who said marijuana drug testing keeps people out of the job market, is open to talking about alternatives.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says Mr. Krasner isn’t anti-police, but instead shares a commonality with them: a desire for safety.
The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations says dozens reported hateful acts inspired by Trump since Election Day.
Mayor re-brands Philadelphia as a Fourth Amendment city despite Police Commissioner’s unwillingness to execute stops-and-frisks under probable cause.
The Mayor has a message of neighborhood equity, but a recent weed party in Center City, and the unlikelihood that it would happen elsewhere, conflicts it.
Of the hundreds of people who attended a public hearing on racism in the Gayborhood, roughly thirty offered testimony, some of which was anecdotal.
The Philadelphia Police Department considered citizens’ concerns in developing body-worn camera policy, but that’s not what the DOJ recommended.
Ambiguity abounds in Philadelphia as to whether or not quantity and quality of stop-and-frisk will be addressed simultaneously.