After investigations and scandal, rocky community relations, and a rising homicide rate, Mayor Bill Peduto has for the first time in the history of the Pittsburgh Police Bureau selected an outsider as chief.
Gov. Tom Corbett went to Mayor Bill Peduto’s office on Thursday to deliver news that Peduto wanted to hear — the state will not yet remove the city from its Act 47 distressed status.
The arrest of a local teacher outside of a community meeting in Homewood led to protests outside the Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station. The charges were eventually dropped, but now the police officer involved in the arrest has been reassigned to desk duty.
It was a sad and moving moment in Lower Burrell Sunday night as the widow and children of a fallen police officer thanked people gathered for a candlelight vigil held in his memory. Officer Derek Kotecki will be laid to rest Monday morning following a funeral mass, but Sunday there was a less formal gathering to honor the slain officer.
Campaign materials from Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess are offending police and prompting accusations of exploitation.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –The KDKA Investigators have learned some Pittsburgh police officers have threatened to stay home the day of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The more than 100 officers assigned to work that day will […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The union representing Pittsburgh police officers is angry after someone sent press releases to local media outlets, saying that the union had withdrawn its support of three officers involved in a controversial […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Fraternal Order of Police says the Jordan Miles incident has made officers more apprehensive – less willing to arrest those carrying illegal guns. The union says the three officers involved have […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s believed by many in law enforcement to be the single most effective way to curb violent crime, but this year the seizure of illegal guns has fallen off by nearly a […]