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With 2K shootings, more than 500 dead, 2020 was the deadliest year on record in Philadelphia

BY: - January 31, 2022

A new report catalogues the tragic and bloody toll of gun violence in Pa.'s largest city

Intervention teams offer unique way to fight Philly’s gun violence

BY: - January 6, 2022

City officials highlighted the community-based approach during a weekly briefing.

Philly Police Commissioner Outlaw tags social media for city’s homicide surge

BY: - November 30, 2021

Over 50% of homicide victims were 18- to 30-years old. Ten percent of the overall homicide victims have been younger than 18.

Police: Domestic violence fueling rising gun deaths among women in Philadelphia in 2021

BY: - November 11, 2021

Many deaths are 'domestic in nature,' officials said of the 60 female homicides so far this year.

Philly officials look for marginal wins as homicide rate continues to rise

BY: - October 21, 2021

'The overall reductions in violent crime specifically within our pinpoint grades are continuing to decrease in a strong and steady way,' Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said.

‘I’m heartbroken and outraged’: Philly Mayor Kenney, cops talk gun violence in Pa.’s biggest city

BY: - September 30, 2021

The city has logged 20 homicides and 71 criminal shootings this week, according to Philly P.D. data.

In Philly, violent crimes are down, but Mayor Kenney warns of a ‘long process’ to reduce it

BY: - August 5, 2021

“This is not mission accomplished,” the mayor said during Wednesday’s virtual update on the city’s gun violence update.

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Philly Mayor Kenney stands by his violence prevention plan as homicides show no sign of ebbing

BY: - June 23, 2021

The mayor defended his approach to reducing gun violence in Philadelphia on Wednesday at a time when the homicide rate was up 38 percent.

A year after George Floyd protests, Philly Mayor Kenney details progress on racial, police reforms

BY: - June 16, 2021

By Michael D’Onofrio PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Jim Kenney says his administration is making progress at rooting out systemic racial inequities, and enacting police reforms a year after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis sparked nationwide protests. Yet while acknowledging more progress was needed, Kenney stressed that surging gun violence in the city was […]

Top brass at Philly Police concerned about escalating violence this summer

BY: - May 27, 2021

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said the loosening of coronavirus pandemic restrictions, warmer weather and increasing numbers of residents outside may exacerbate shootings and homicides in the coming months.

Philly Police Commish Outlaw signals support for allowing veteran cops to live outside city, drawing pushback from council president

BY: - May 13, 2021

"When you live in the city, City Council President Darrell Clarke said, “you’re vested. This whole unplugged thing I don’t quite understand.”

As killings surge, Philly Mayor Jim Kenney has few solutions

BY: - March 18, 2021

Homicides and shootings disproportionately affect African-American Philadelphians. Last year, they accounted for nearly 86 percent of homicides and 84 percent of shooting victims.