In the wake of last week’s Philadelphia shootout between alleged gunman Maurice Hill and police, US Attorney William McSwain was quick to blame Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner – who McSwain said promoted “a new culture of disrespect for law enforcement in this City.”
“It started with chants at the DA’s victory party – chants of “F*** the police” and “No good cops in a racist system,” wrote McSwain.
New documents obtained by The Appeal, however, reveal that Maurice Hill’s interactions with law enforcement began long before Krasner taking office.
The 36-year-old suspect in the shooting which left six officers wounded has been a federal informant for years. – READ MORE