FOP sues Kenney, Krasner, Ross over release of police ‘do-not-call’ list

November 13, 2018

By Staff

The Philadelphia Police officers’ union is suing Mayor Kenney, District Attorney Larry Krasner, and Police Commissioner Richard Ross, claiming that a “Do Not Call List” maintained by Krasner to keep tainted cops from testifying in court damages the reputations of those on the list.

DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer District Attorney Larry Krasner (left), Police Commissioner Richard Ross, and Mayor Jim Kenney outside Temple University Hospital after a Philadelphia Police officer was shot Nov. 7, 2018.

The lawsuit filed Tuesday by Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 5 also claims that Kenney, Krasner, and Ross failed to create an adequate due-process system that provides officers with the chance to defend themselves before a fair and impartial tribunal before being placed on the list.

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