police-shootings

City leaders respond to West Philly police shooting

BY: - October 28, 2020

The incident occurred on the 6100 block of Locust Street. Police said they were called to a home on the block for a man with a weapon. When they arrived, they found a man, later identified as 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr.,  holding a knife.

In Lancaster, criminal justice reform advocates say $1M bail was meant to ‘punish or deter’ protests

BY: - September 17, 2020

The groups, Lancaster Stands Up, SafeHouse Lancaster, Green Dreamz, ACLU PA, and the Lancaster NAACP, denounced what they described as a “broken criminal justice system.” 

Report: Lancaster protesters held on $1M bond in wake of police shooting

BY: - September 15, 2020

The eight protesters are facing felony riot, arson and vandalism charges, according to a report by LancasterOnline.