Chief Nate Harper
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to steal city police funds deposited into unauthorized credit union accounts and willfully failed to file income tax returns.
A businessman pleaded guilty to three of the seven counts he was facing after an investigation that eventually led to unrelated charges against the police chief.
What do the mayoral Canidates think about Nate Harper and the problems facing the Pittsburgh police and what need to do to move the city forward? Mayoral hopefuls Bill Peduto, Michael Lamb, Jack Wagner and Representative Jake Wheatley all addressed Former police Chief Nate Harper and what needs to be down to help the city move on and what they will bring to the office of the mayor.
While meeting with the media Thursday afternoon, acting Pittsburgh Police Chief Regina McDonald said changes are expected within the bureau.
With Chief Nate Harper being asked to resign by the mayor on Wednesday, the focus now shifts to finding a permanent replacement.
A scandal within the Pittsburgh Police Department has resulted in Chief Nate Harper being out of a job.
Local officials are weighing in following the removal of former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper amid a growing federal investigation.
Major news coming out of Pittsburgh City Hall, Police Chief Nate Harper has resigned at the request of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
Just a day after the FBI seized documents from Pittsburgh Police Headquarters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is reacting to the federal investigation.
FBI agents removed boxes of documents from the Pittsburgh police headquarters Tuesday afternoon.
A spate of recent violence in Pittsburgh has seen innocent bystanders become victims. While police work to find the shooters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says the shootings are unacceptable.
Some changes are coming to a local youth football program after three people were shot at a game in East Liberty over the weekend.
Pittsburgh police are stepping up patrols after a double murder Thursday capped off a violent week on the city’s North Side. Police are blaming it on gang violence.
As the summer moves forward, there appears to be more and more shootings and many of the victims are teenagers. In response to what police are calling gang violence, they are stepping up their presence, particularly in the city’s North Side section.
At a time when police-minority community relations are often strained, the Police Bureau is becoming increasingly white.