Philly’s Ross Projects Stability After Ramsey Tenure

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross in his first year has carried forward many of the crime-fighting strategies used under predecessor Charles Ramsey. The city's 2016 murder total was nearly identical to that of 2015, the number of officer-involved shootings was exactly the same, and overall violent crime was down about 5 percent, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. according to police statistics. The department was widely praised for . . .

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