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.
Philadelphia Police Department
The New York City Council Speaker’s strong condemnation of the NYPD’s brutal arrest of a mother should serve as an example to Philly lawmakers, who maintain an indifference to policing matters.
The mayor’s goal to eliminate the policy’s targeting of minorities, which results in jarring racial disparities, remains unrealized.
The Philadelphia Police Commissioner largely disagreed with the agency’s recommendations but offered a few concessions.
There’s been a tremendous lack of accountability for police misconduct across the country and Philly isn’t an exception, says Philly DA.
Confidence in AG Josh Shapiro to truly and thoroughly investigate the Jeffrey Dennis shooting is lacking among people in Philadelphia.
Top cop: Philly detective angered by someone’s improper disposal of food wrote a snarky letter that was overblown relative to the offense.
Created by PPD members, the Hub for Juvenile Justice Services would change how children are treated at point of entry to the justice system.
The DA’s office has obtained cellphone footage of the fatal stabbing of Mr. Sean Schellenger but has yet to locate the content creator.
Some have seized on the deceased’s past to confirm he was the aggressor in a fatal encounter with a student near Rittenhouse Square.
On Friday and Saturday, communities in Philly convened to denounce gun violence. The scenes, audience and messaging were largely unalike.
Mr. Darrell Clarke on arbitration, the ever-evolving Police Advisory Commission and moving community meetings out of police stations.
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.
In his third budget address, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney proposed $100 million over five years to hire more police officers.
Former Philly cop Ryan Pownall, who shot and killed Mr. David Jones as he ran away on June 8th, is scheduled for a May 16th arbitration hearing.
Philadelphia isn’t short on policing issues. Yet, the responses to them from the police oversight board range from lackluster to nonexistent.