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Rapper Meek Mill and Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins Hold Philadelphia Mayor Accountable in Police Chief Search

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney initiated a call to action in September to the city’s residents to have them take part in selecting the next chief of police for the city. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins plans to hold the mayor to his word. Rapper Meek Mill, a Philly native, followed…

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Christine Coulter Apologizes for Wearing Shirt Referencing Rodney King Attack

Philadelphia’s acting police commissioner Christine M. Coulter apologized this week for allegedly unknowingly wearing a Los Angeles Police Department T-shirt that alluded to the 1991 beating of Rodney King. “L.A.P.D. ‘We Treat You Like A King,’” the shirt reads. The photograph of Coulter wearing the shirt is from the ’90s,…

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Resigns Amid Signs of Harassment and Discrimination at the Department

Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross has abruptly resigned amid claims of harassment and discrimination at his department. The Philadelphia Police Department announced Ross’ resignation Aug. 20. Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney said Ross had ineffectively handled these cases of harassment and discrimination and that he believes Ross’ leave is best for…