Philadelphia Ends Jail for ‘Non-Violent’ Criminals Because of Coronavirus Crisis

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 14: Lights from a police vehicle illuminates officers responding to a shooting on August 14, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least six police officers were reportedly wounded in an hours-long standoff with a gunman that prompted a massive law enforcement response in the city's Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood. …

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Police officials confirmed to CBS Philadelphia that accused criminals charged with non-violent crimes will be processed and released so as not to fill up city jails. Police officials said those accused criminals considered to be violent will not be released. MORE