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Peaceful surrender program begins again

July 5, 2009 12:40:41 PM PDT
Philadelphia Faith Leaders teamed up with city officials today, to announce a way for criminals to peacefully surrender to authorities.Last year, nearly 1300 fugitives with non-violent and misdemeanor warrants turned themselves in under the Philadelphia Peaceful Surrender program.

They received favorable consideration in front of a judge.

Tuesday morning in South Philadelphia, officials announced that the program will begin again on July 7th at 5 city churches. Call 311 if you have any questions.

The locations are listed below:

True Gospel Tabernacle Church
1606 Mifflin street, South Philly

Bible Way Baptist Church
1323 North 52nd Street, West Philly

Greater Exodus Baptist Church
704 North Broad Steet, North Philly

Mount Airy Church of God and Christ
6401 Ogontz Avenue, Mount Airy

Mosque #12
2508 N. Broad St. North Philly

You can get the latest crime statistics from the Philadelphia Police by CLICKING HERE for the force's crime data mapping site.

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