Monthly Archives: October 2008

“Gov. Rendell has instituted a policy of letting criminals loose”

Fingers Point To Rendell

By Michael P. Tremoglie, The Bulletin 

Critics of Pennsylvania’s parole system are saying it is dysfunctional to the point of being scandalous – and fingers are pointing at Gov. Ed Rendell.    Continue reading

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PSP “…granted an exemption from [Gov. Ed Rendell’s] hiring freeze”…but… “cadet classes [will] be somewhat reduced.”, Lt. Col. Frank Pawlowski

 Capitolwire: Senate panel recommends Pawlowski as PA State Police commissioner.

By Chris Comisac  / Deputy Bureau Chief

HARRISBURG (Oct. 7) – The state Senate Law and Justice Committee Tuesday morning voted unanimously to recommend the full Senate confirm the nomination of Lt. Col. Frank Pawlowski as Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner. Continue reading

“Plans to add more troopers to the state police might become a casualty of Gov. Ed Rendell’s plan…”

Plan to add troopers could take hit under cuts

by JAN MURPHY, Of The Patriot-News

Friday October 03, 2008, 7:52 PM

MICHAEL FERNANDEZ, The Patriot-NewsGov. Ed Rendell has asked agencies to cut spending due to lower than expected revenues. Continue reading

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Third funeral this year for a Philadelphia officer slain in the line of duty.

Slain officer was ‘Philly through and through.’

Associated Press Writer

PHILADELPHIA (AP, Sept. 30) – On many mornings when Officer Patrick McDonald got out of bed, he would head straight down to his elaborate basement gym, crank up Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” and hit the weights before heading out to patrol the city’s streets. Continue reading