The Philadelphia Police Department opened a new “regional tactical training facility” in the Northeast on Aug. 20. All of the city’s law enforcement agencies, as well as agencies from throughout the region, will be able to study S.W.A.T., ordinance (bomb) disposal and K-9 operations at the facility, according to a statement issued by Mayor Michael Nutter.
Community rallies around wounded police officer by giving blood and offering prayers.
31-year-old Joseph Fitzgerald, from the 3300 block of Belgrade Street, was arrested Tuesday for the crime.
Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.
Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.
Shootings in the Northeast claimed two lives and wounded another person early this week. Meanwhile, a Northeast resident died after being shot in Kensington.
A pair of unidentified thieves teamed up to distract a clerk and steal cartons of cigarettes from a Castor Gardens convenience store late last month, according to Philadelphia police, who have released video of the crime.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.