As of Dec. 27, 2019, 1,445 people were shot in the city, a 2.3 percent increase over last year at that time, according to city data.
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The VOCA fund, as it’s commonly known, is one of the largest sources of grant money for local agencies and nonprofits that provide services to crime victims.
Progressives cast mass incarceration as a civil rights crisis, showing that people didn’t end up in jail because they were bad people who made poor choices.
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphians will be happy to know that this is not the only city where misbehaving police officers are rewarded with larger paychecks.When Constantin Tsachas was in charge of about 100 police officers...
A watershed year for Pennsylvania’s Board of Pardons ended in disappointment for many criminal justice advocates on Friday, when the panel denied bids from nearly a dozen people seeking release from prison.The Board of...
The bills will reduce state prison populations by 600 inmates over the next five years, saving taxpayers an estimated $48 million in corrections costs
The Wolf administration has championed the Justice Reinvestment Initiative since 2017.
With the end of the year closing in, Mayor Jim Kenney has yet to pick a new police commissioner. The Eagles star wants additional transparency.
Most Pennsylvanians favor stricter gun laws, recent polling suggests, but efforts to advance gun safety legislation have languished in the Legislature.
Mandatory minimums have fallen out of fashion as states including Pennsylvania attempt to reduce prison populations amid a decade-long drop in violent crime rates.