Home Tags Philadelphia police

Tag: Philadelphia police

30 Years Ago, Philadelphia Police Dropped A Bomb On A Black...

AFRICANGLOBE - The bomb set off a fire that quickly spread, eventually burning down 61 homes and leaving 250 people homeless. 11 people in the MOVE rowhouse died, including five children. In the aftermath of the bombing, Mayor Wilson Goode tasked a commission with investigating the actions of the police; they produced a report condemning the bombing, although no one was ever charged for their actions.

Philadelphia Police Shot Nearly Four Hundred People Over The Past Eight...

AFRICANGLOBE - On Monday, the US Justice Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services released a report revealing that over the past eight years, Philadelphia Police Department officers were involved in 394 shootings, amounting to about one per week. Monday’s report is only the latest in a series of Justice Department documents revealing the criminal activities of local police departments, including Albuquerque, Cleveland, Ferguson, and now Philadelphia.

Philly Cops Charged With Brutality; Video Shows Man Being Beaten

AFRICANGLOBE - The day after Najee Rivera was arrested a year and a half ago, his girlfriend went to North Philadelphia's 25th Police District and saw his bloodied and broken face - his orbital bone fractured, an eye swollen shut, his face sewn up with stitches and staples.