philadelphia-police

Michael White ‘hates what happened’ in Rittenhouse Square last year

BY: - November 16, 2019

White is back to work these days. He said he is also writing poetry, dabbling in music, and wants to go back to school at some point.

COMMENTARY

Philly’s first Black woman police chief is right under our noses | John N. Mitchell

BY: - November 10, 2019

Mayor Jim Kenney, I think I’ve solved your problem. Here's how to get a great candidate and save the city some cash at the same time.

Philly FOP loses labor fight over police department’s tattoo policy

BY: - October 17, 2019

Ex-cop Ian Hans Lichtermann's tattoo caused a public uproar and the department to develop a policy. The rules were upheld by the Pa. Labor Relations Board.

Philly cops investigate possible cremated remains in former city funeral home

BY: - October 11, 2019

In two photos, a plastic bag of what appears to be cremated remains rests beside a small black box, all of which is positioned in front of stacks of dozens of other boxes. 

COMMENTARY

Christine Coulter is the wrong choice for Philly’s top cop. Here’s why | John N. Mitchell

BY: - October 4, 2019

Coulter's decision, years ago, to wear a t-shirt mocking the Rodney King beating is disqualifying - no matter how she tries to explain it away.

Philly authorities accuse contractor of using fake companies to sidestep minority-owned business rules

BY: - September 18, 2019

The investigation sends a powerful message to businesses tempted to abuse the rules, Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said Wednesday.

Philly Mayor Kenney angling to revive residency requirement for city cops

BY: - September 13, 2019

Kenney administration spokeswoman Lauren Cox declined to elaborate in an email about what specific residency requirements the administration wants.

Philly City councilwoman wants acting police commissioner out over T-shirt mocking Rodney King beating

BY: - September 12, 2019

Viewed through a 2019 lens, acting Commissioner Christine Coulter said she wouldn't wear the T-shirt today. That might not be good enough.

Philly Black leaders: More cops fired over alleged racist, violent Facebook postings

BY: - September 11, 2019

“More people were involved in that. More people have been fired,” said Solomon Jones, who heads the Rally for Justice Coalition.