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David Lohr

Mother Of Two Found Dead in Park Was Strangled: Police

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

No Charges For Philly Cops Accused Of Gross Misconduct

AP | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors and the Philadelphia district attorney have declined to file charges against four narcotics officers accused...

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...

Philly Police Chief Asks Feds To Look At Cops Use Of Deadly Force

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A website says Philadelphia's police commissioner has asked federal authorities to take a look at the police department's use of ...

Off-Duty Cop Shot Dead

AP | RON TODT | Posted 08.19.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA -- A police officer was shot to death blocks from his precinct house just after he finished his shift early Saturday in what authorities ...

Ex-Cop Arrested During Occupy Settles Case

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

Associated Press NEW YORK — A retired Philadelphia police captain arrested during a Wall Street protest in New York City is set to resolve his ca...

Police Raid Occupy Philly Camp, Evict Protesters

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- Police have begun arresting a group of roving marchers who left the Occupy Philadelphia encampment near City Hall after officers evict...

Radley Balko

Myths Of The Criminal Justice System

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Philadelphia Police Caught Beating Suspects (VIDEO)

AP | PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A half-dozen police officers kicked and beat three men pulled from a car during a traffic stop as a TV helicopter taped the confrontation. The video,...