$10,000 award offered in shooting of Philadelphia police officer

    Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the person who shot Sergeant Ralston is a threat to other police officers and residents and must be put behind bars as quickly as possible.

    The Fraternal Order of Police has put up a reward for the capture of the man who shot a Philadelphia police sergeant.

    Sergeant Robert Ralston was shot in his left shoulder Monday morning in West Philadelphia, near railroad tracks at 56th and Lancaster Avenue. John McNesby is head of the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police.

    “We believe an individual that would do this to a police officer is a thug, does not deserve to be on the street,” Ralston said. “And if they do it to a police officer, not only are police officers in danger, the community itself is in danger. The reward is for 10 thousand dollars. It is for the arrest, not the arrest and conviction of the person, or persons. who is brought in for this incident. “

    Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the person who shot Sergeant Ralston is a threat to other police officers and residents and must be put behind bars as quickly as possible.

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