Category Archives: Pennsylvania Polcie

The “Asshole” sentenced to death for murdering Philadelphia Police Officer Chuck Cassidy

Posted on Wed, Nov. 25, 2009

Officer Cassidy’s killer sentenced to die; defendant asks forgiveness, is rebuffed by widow

By MENSAH M. DEAN
Philadelphia Daily News

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MOMENTS AFTER the jury forewoman announced yesterday that he would die for murdering a Philadelphia police officer, John “Jordan” Lewis – in a calm voice that competed with his mother’s sobs – asked his victim’s family to somehow forgive him. Continue reading

“Police officers who lose their sense of smell also risk losing their jobs…”

LABOR RELATIONS Police officer in suburban Pittsburgh township lost sense of smell in motorcycle crash

Posted: March 27
Updated: Today at 8:10 AM
Judge: It’s OK to fire cop who can’t smell

By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press Writer

HARRISBURG — Police officers who lose their sense of smell also risk losing their jobs, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Thursday. Continue reading