Seven Philadelphia Police Officers Resign Over Offensive Facebook Posts

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Seven Philadelphia police officers have resigned following the controversy surrounding racist and offensive Facebook posts. Action News has learned the seven were among 13 officers who were suspended with intent to dismiss last month. A total of 72 officers were placed on administrative leave after the department’s investigation began back in June. Four […]

Two Firefighters Fired Over ‘Theft’ Of Exam

Fire Chief Joel Baker has fired two firefighters, Nicholas Schroeder and Anthony Stewart, who were attending classes on handling hazardous materials, after Schroeder allegedly stole a copy of the final exam and Stewart took photos of it. The class was required because Schroeder and Stewart had been assigned to the department’s special operations division, where […]