Citizens Review Board Director Says Consent Decree Could Be Ahead For City PoliceTwo alleged cases of police brutality are now under review by the Pittsburgh Office of Municipal Investigation. And, at least one of them has also caught the attention of the FBI.
Citizen's Police Review Board Director Debates Excessive Force, Necessary RestrainPolice officer's know that dealing with the public requires responsible hospitality.
Did Police Properly Respond?Ka'Sandra Wade called 911 the day before she was found, but the line was disconnected before police could speak to her. Two officers responded to the call, but left after 10 minutes.
Critics Oppose Promotion Of Zone 2 Police CommanderOn Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will promote Zone 2 Commander George Trosky to assistant chief of investigations. One of the mistakes in Commander Trosky's past includes being caught on tape punching a concert-goer outside the old Civic Arena more than 20 years ago.
Officer Skweres' Hiring Altered City PolicyThe City of Pittsburgh rejected police candidate Adam Skweres as “psychologically unsuitable.” Police Civilian Review Board Director Beth Pittinger says the matter should have ended there.