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Our Leadership 

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Charles H. Ramsey was appointed Police Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department on January 7, 2008, by Mayor Michael A. Nutter.  He retired in January 2016 after serving 8 years as Commissioner and leading the fourth largest police department in the nation with over 6,600 sworn members and 830 civilian members.  Commissioner Ramsey brings over forty-six years of knowledge, experience and service in advancing the law enforcement profession in three different major city police departments, beginning with Chicago, then Washington, DC, and now Philadelphia.

Charles H. Ramsey

​Michael D. Pennington was appointed Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) by Governor Tom Wolf on September 16, 2019.  Mr. Pennington comes to this role with over 27 years of experience working in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.  Prior to his appointment as Executive Director of PCCD, Mr. Pennington was responsible for providing leadership and direction to PCCD's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and Office of Criminal Justice System Improvements (OCJSI).