A man walked into a Castor Gardens pharmacy on Feb. 25, flashed a badge to employees and declared that he was conducting a narcotics investigation. Yet, the man isn’t a cop, according to the legitimate Philadelphia police.
The City of Philadelphia is accepting applications for prospective crossing guards. The deadline is March 21. Crossing guards are part-time and seasonal civil service employees who work under the supervision of the Philadelphia Police Department. General and bilingual crossing guards are being sought.
There will be no more free lunches in the 7th Police District Advisory Council. From now on, there’s going to be a little bit of work involved. Chairman Mike Myers delivered that message to 7th PDAC members during the group’s meeting on Feb. 20 at CORA Services.
All of those surveillance videos that Philadelphia police have released to the news media recently seem to be working. Last week, the department announced the arrests of six men for various unrelated crimes that had all been captured on video.
Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring on Friday, Feb. 28, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame hosts the 11th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road.
The Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 and the Philadelphia Police Department, will host a fundraiser for typhoon relief in the Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom, 11630 Caroline Road.