Daily Archives: 1, September 29, 2017

Last fall, Gov. Wolf, a Democrat, vetoed legislation that would have delayed the release of officers’ names for 30 days.

Judge: FOP can’t keep police from identifying officers who shoot

Updated: September 29, 2017 — 5:39 PM EDT

by Chris Palmer, Staff Writer @cs_palmer | cpalmer@phillynews.com

A Philadelphia judge Friday denied an attempt by the local police union to block a Police Department policy that allows officials to release the names of officers who shoot people within 72 hours — a long-standing debate that was rekindled last month when a group of protesters staged a profanity-laced demonstration outside an officer’s Bustleton home. Continue reading