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Will Philadelphia Adhere to Decades-Old Restrictions on Police Infiltration at Upcoming DNC Protests?

Kris Hermes | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Kris Hermes

With the Democratic National Convention (DNC) less than two months away, the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) has remained virtually silent on its security plans.

'You Buy These Or I Take Your Car': Cop Shakes Down Driver For Police Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Got pulled today cop said buy these tickets or i take your car smhPosted by Rob Stay Faded on Thursday, August 20, 2015 A Philadelphia police officer ...

David Lohr

Mother Of Two Found Dead in Park Was Strangled: Police | David Lohr | Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Pennsylvania are trying to find the person responsible for the death of a married mother of two who was found slain in a popular Philad...

WATCH: Astounding Stop And Frisk Footage Emerges

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.15.2013 | Crime

As the controversy over stop-and-frisk heats up in New York, another battle is playing out in nearby Philadelphia. A video posted to YouTube at th...

Radley Balko

Myths Of The Criminal Justice System | Radley Balko | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

Note: In conjunction with the launch of HuffPost's Crime vertical, senior writer and criminal justice reporter Radley Balko looks at several myths and...

Source: Rahm Emanuel Met Privately With Philadelphia Police Chief

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

The two discussed Ramsey moving to Chicago, his hometown, to take over the police superintendant position vacated when Jody Weis declined to stay on w...

Arrest is made in duct-taped cat case in Philadelphia

The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA (AP)- Investigators say a Philadelphia teenager wrapped a cat in duct tape, put it in a shopping bag and left it in a neighbor's backyard...

Philadelphia Police Officers Suspended After Beating Suspects (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MSNBC reports that several Philadelphia police officers were suspended after a video tape emerged showing them brutally beating suspects after pulling...