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Local Police Officers Honored, Including Fallen K-9 Rocco

It’s not easy being a police officer — often under siege by the bad guys and then sometimes criticized by those who second-guess their actions.

10/24/2014

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Woman Arrested During Pride Parade Appears In Court

A young woman who was arrested during Pride Fest Downtown in June is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning.

10/22/2014

(Source: Steven Barth)

Lawyer Of Woman Arrested During Pride Fest Releases New Photos

More pictures have been released of the violent confrontation between a police officer and a 19-year-old woman who was arrested at a Pittsburgh Pride event.

07/25/2014

(Source: Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police)

Citizen Police Review Board Says Pride Fest Photo Proves Nothing

An altercation between a Pittsburgh police officer and a 19-year-old woman attending the Gay Pride Parade last month was the topic of conversation in city council chambers Tuesday night.

07/23/2014

(Source: Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police)

FOP: Photo Proves Officer’s Actions Were Justified In Pride Fest Incident

The 14-second video shocked the city, a young woman allegedly getting punched and beaten by a Pittsburgh Police officer during Pride Fest last month.

07/19/2014

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Gov. Corbett Keeps Pittsburgh Under Act 47, Angers City Unions

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.

03/13/2014

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Pittsburgh City Council Considers Red Light Cameras

In Philadelphia or Washington, D.C., if you run a red light and nobody sees it, you might think you got away with it. But you didn’t.

07/17/2013

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Officer Involved In Teacher’s Controversial Arrest Reassigned

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.

07/12/2013

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F.O.P. Says It Can Help Local School Districts In Wake Of Conn. Shooting

In the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.

12/19/2012

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Fallen Lower Burrell Officer Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

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.

10/17/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

City Police Officers Might Stay Home For St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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 […]

03/01/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Fake Press Release Angers Pittsburgh F.O.P.

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 […]

KDKA-TV–01/10/2011

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