A Philadelphia cop who lives in the Northeast was arrested on Sept. 11 for allegedly beating his wife.
Dope was the topic at the Aug. 28 meeting of the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders in the Second Baptist Church of Frankford.
A Philadelphia police officer came face-to-face with death in Northwood on Friday when a suspected home invader pointed a loaded gun at the officer’s head. The cop quickly turned the tables, however, swatting away the threat and fatally shooting the alleged robber during an exchange of gunfire, authorities said.
A group of corrupt narcotics officers from the Philadelphia Police Department robbed, beat up and kidnapped numerous suspected drug dealers, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during a seven-year span, according to a federal grand jury indictment released last Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
So who ya gonna believe?
City Council members last week eased enforcement of marijuana laws in Philadelphia by voting to reduce the penalty for possessing small amounts of weed from arrest to a $25 citation.
Capping years of planning, ground was broken at the city’s new police training center off Woodhaven Road on Monday morning.
Philadelphia motorists know that it often seems like private tow truck operators know about traffic accidents before even the police do. On Friday, federal prosecutors offered an explanation as to why at least one local towing service often got the jump on the competition.
Philadelphia’s police and fire departments did not have to suffer through the tragedy of a new line-of-duty death during the 12-month period between May 2013 and April of this year.