News and Views
Sun August 8, 2010
Witness Intimidation in Philadelphia: City, State, and Federal Lawmakers Strive to Halt the Practice
By Jim Hilgen
Philadelphia, PA – As a result of witness intimidation incidents becoming increasingly more frequent, the City of Philadelphia dedicated $200,000 to a new witness-protection program in late June 2010. WRTI's Jim Hilgen takes a look at some of the ways that city, state, and federal lawmakers are planning to combat and tackle the problem.