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Fallen Officers

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Fallen Officers Honored During Annual Memorial Service

It was a day of remembrance on Pittsburgh’s North Shore Saturday as fallen police officers were honored at the annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

05/04/2014

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Chief Justice Criticizes Prosecutors In Poplawski Case

Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.

04/09/2014

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Poplawski To Appeal Conviction, Death Penalty Sentence

One of our city’s most notorious cop killers will be back in court Wednesday to try and convince the top judges in the state that he shouldn’t have been convicted, and shouldn’t have gotten the death penalty.

04/08/2014

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Fallen Officers Remembered 5 Years After Tragedy

It’s been five years since three Pittsburgh Police officers were killed while responding to a domestic call.

04/04/2014

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Kaplan Institute Honors 3 Officers Slain In Stanton Heights

Stanton Heights. April 4, 2009. Three Pittsburgh police officers were gunned down, in a final act of heroism. But their names live on.

04/03/2013

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Fallen Officers Remembered During Ceremony At North Shore Memorial

It was a day of remembrance on Pittsburgh’s North Shore Saturday as fallen police officers were remembered at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

05/05/2012

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Jury Sentences Poplawski To Death

It took a jury just about two hours to decide that convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski should be sentenced to death. The jury received the case around 4:30 p.m. and the verdict was read shortly after 7 p.m.

06/29/2011

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Families Of Fallen Officers Offer Emotional Testimony

The prosecution’s final witness testified late Monday in the penalty phase of the Richard Poplawski murder trial at the Allegheny County Courthouse downtown.

06/28/2011