‘Operation Silent Night’ returns, 40 arrested

COATESVILLE — With urban crime again on the rise around the country, local and county law enforcement moved to bring back “Operation Silent Night” in an attempt to stem violent crime and drug dealing in the city, with this summer’s operation leading to the arrest of 40 people. Chester County district Attorney Tom Hogan announced the results of the reconstituted program, Tuesday,...

County’s 1st Crisis Intervention Team class graduates

All 28 graduates from Chester County’s first Crisis Intervention Team training class, along with trainers and supporters. WEST CHESTER — Twenty-eight local law enforcement officers graduated from Chester County’s first Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training class on Friday, April 28 at the West Goshen municipal building. The officers completed the intensive, 40-hour training, which has been...

County officials unveil new Computer Forensics Lab

The Chester County Commissioners and staff of the District Attorney’s office gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the county’s new Computer Forensics Lab. Pictured from left to right: (top) Commissioner Terence Farrell, Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Commissioner Ryan Costello, District Attorney Tom Hogan; (bottom) Detective Joe Walton and Detective Roy Calarese. WEST CHESTER —...

Hogan announces law enforcement awards

County’s top cop, prosecutor honored; Pileggi, Simpson, Coatesville PD earn honors By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan presents commendations to (left) New Garden Township Police Chief Gerald Simpson and state Senator Dominic Pileggi for their efforts to create anti-gang legislation. WEST CHESTER — It was a gathering that would have been a nightmare...