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Statewide Pennsylvania police hiring database hindered by loopholes, lack of enforcement

A Pennsylvania database of police personnel records lauded as a national model is riddled with loopholes that raise serious questions.

By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA

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The Lebanon County district attorney confirms city police gunshots are what killed a man after he opened fire on law enforcement

A man who broke into his stepfather’s house opened fire on responding police officers, killing one and wounding two other officers was killed by police.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Prosecutors in a Pennsylvania county can try to drop 2018 police shooting case, court says

The Pennsylvania Superior Court issued a two-sentence order Monday to clear the way for an appeal to proceed in the case of Stu Harrison.

By The Associated Press

Updated: April 1, 2022 | 9:30 pm

Lebanon police lieutenant, killed in line of duty, was about to retire

When Lieutenant William Lebo responded to a 911 call Thursday afternoon, he had 40 years of service behind him and just one month ahead until retirement.

By Brett Sholtis

Pennsylvania faces ‘historic shortage of police.’ AG Shapiro, Commissioner Outlaw call on Harrisburg for help

Across the state there are at least 1,229 vacant police positions.

By Liz Tung/WHYY

Former leader of a Pennsylvania drug task force is accused of taking $200,000 in seized cash

The fired head of Lancaster County’s drug task force was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $200,000 in money seized or forfeited by court orders during drug investigations over a six-year period.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press