Philadelphia is investigating how a 22-year-old's group ended up distributing coronavirus vaccines. Philly Fighting Covid distributed nearly 7,000 vaccines this month before the city shut it down.
Amid concerns about a 22-year-old's qualifications to run vaccine distribution and Philly Fighting COVID's for-profit status, the city shuttered his operation at the downtown convention center.
Philadelphia's police commissioner is defending her department and the city's response to days of widespread protests against police brutality last summer.
Attorney Shaka Johnson called for every officer in the Philadelphia Police Department to be equipped with Tasers.
"We don't have a behavioral health unit, which is sorely needed," Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said. "There's clearly a disconnect on our end in terms of knowing what's out there."
“To send federal agents to police U.S. cities that have not requested such aid can only impede the work of local governments and exacerbate already heightened tensions in these cities.”
During Sunday's demonstration, protesters called for Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw to resign.
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