Philadelphia sued for arrests of protesters, destruction of camp

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200 arrests made in Occupy LA eviction

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Body in Philadelphia may be serial victim

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Retired police officer in porn charges

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Police accused of social club beatings

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Cameras to monitor D.C. neighborhoods

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Washington streets to be closed to teens

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Red light cameras fail to cut accidents

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Report: Chandra Levy suspect revisited

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Washington prepares for anti-IMF protests

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Demonstrations Set in DC

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Charles H. Ramsey (born 1950), is the Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department. Prior to assuming that post in January 2008, he had served as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC) from 1998 to 2006.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, he joined the Chicago Police Department as an 18-year-old cadet in 1968. After serving six years as a patrol officer, he was promoted to sergeant in 1977. He was appointed a lieutenant in 1984 and became captain in 1988. He served as Commander of the Narcotics Section from 1989 to 1992 before spending two years as a Deputy Chief of the police force's Patrol Division. In 1994, he was appointed Deputy Superintendent.

In 1998, he became the MPDC chief. He has been involved in several high-profile cases as chief of police in America's capital city, such as the Chandra Levy murder investigation. He has also been in the spotlight since the September 11 attacks focused attention on security issues around Washington, D.C.

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