Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross, the Philadelphia Police Department’s second in command, has encountered more than a few hostile crowds in recent weeks. But the 7th Police District Advisory Council was anything but adverse when Ross addressed the Northeast community group on Jan. 15.
Amid nationwide tension, the Northeast rallies behind men and women in blue.
Philadelphia police who fatally shot an allegedly armed and belligerent ex-convict during a traffic stop in Mayfair early Monday have come under scrutiny from the dead man’s relatives, who are comparing the incident to the controversial Michael Brown slaying.
We need more police in the 8th District
Rev. Jonathan N. Clodfelter is on a mission of peace. The Frankford rector has reached out to the mayor and police commissioner to help keep the neighborhood safe.
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 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.
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.