Twice as much of the deadly drug was seized in 2022 as in the previous year.
By Paul Davis
Violent crime suspects are released after arrests for charges dropped or downgraded by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, but Krasner seems steadfast in charging police officers with less probable cause. Is that an equal protection problem?
By A. Benjamin Mannes
Larry Krasner is not a racist but his refusal to enforce the law in African American black communities has an equally destructive impact on the residents.
By R. Seth Williams
Ben Mannes: As radical criminal justice policies result in record murders, where’s the bully pulpit?
Last year was the deadliest year in Philadelphia’s 340-year history. What is notably absent is any sense of accountability by the political leaders charged with keeping us safe.
By Ben Mannes
Philadelphia became the first major U.S. city to ban police stops for minor traffic violations in an effort to reduce harmful interactions between law enforcement and people of color.
By Christen Smith
A representative for D.A. Krasner chose to request raises for the D.A. office’s employees in a hearing intended to focus on the impact of rising crime.
By Todd Shepherd
A focus on progressive policies and inaction from Democrat leaders has led to Philadelphia leading in homicides. Unless electeds prioritize the lives of citizens, the city will continue to be a playground for violent criminals.
By State Rep. Martina White