“Philly Police Now Required To First Politely Ask Criminals To Please Stop Doing Certain Crimes”


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Philly Police Now Required To First Politely Ask Criminals To Please Stop Doing Certain Crimes

Brianna Lyman Reporter July 30, 2021

Philadelphia police are now required to politely ask criminals to stop engaging in certain crimes, such as defecating in the street, before officers can actually take action, according to an internal memo from the department obtained by Fox 29 reporter Steve Keeley.

“The City’s statistical expert has reviewed the Department’s stops to identify any racial disparity,” the internal memo reads. “For years, our expert could not conclusively determine that racial disparity existed in our stops.”

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