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Peduto To Propose New Layer Of Civilian Oversight At Public Safety Dept.

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police hit bottom this week. Two ranking members of the bureau were subpoenaed before a grand jury, and today, the former chief pleaded guilty to charges of corruption — unfairly tarring all those who serve.

10/18/2013

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Controller’s Office Releases Findings Of Police Audit

Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb released the findings of an audit of the secondary employment practices of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday.

10/15/2013

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Former Wash. Co. D.A. To Head Review Of Pittsburgh Police Policies

An independent review of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s policies will be led by a former Washington County District Attorney.

02/18/2013

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Pittsburgh Police Chief Under More Scrutiny

Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper is coming under more scrutiny after an outside business interest is questioned.

02/07/2013

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Suspect Identified In Brookline Community Bank Robbery

Pittsburgh police have identified a suspect in a local bank robbery. Police say Chester Belback, who is known to frequent the South Side and Mt. Oliver, held up the Community Bank on Brookline Boulevard just after 12 p.m. Wednesday.

09/27/2012

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Police Credit Community Members With Helping To Find Baby, Arrest Mother

It was Pittsburgh police officers from Zone 5 who found a missing 5-month-old and her mother overnight, but authorities are crediting members of the Homewood community for helping them find the missing pair.

09/26/2012

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5-Month-Old Baby Found Safe, Mother Faces Charges

A missing 5-month-old baby was found in Homewood early Wednesday morning and the mother is now facing charges.

09/26/2012

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Baum Blvd. Pizza Hut Robbed

Employees are shaken up after a robbery at a local Pizza Hut. It happened on Baum Boulevard at about 6 p.m. Monday. A man walked in, showed his gun and demanded money from the cash register.

09/25/2012

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Pittsburgh Police To Equip Officers With Body Cameras

Pittsburgh Police have begun to train with new portable cameras this week and the technology looks like something right out of a movie, as evidenced by a promotional video by Taser International, the makers of the Axon Flex camera.

09/18/2012

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Body Found In Mon River Near 10th Street Bridge

Emergency crews are at the 10th Street Bridge where a body was discovered in the Monongahela River. A kayaker spotted the body along the shoreline on the city side of the river Thursday.

09/14/2012

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Police Probe Fatal Garfield Shooting

Authorities have released the identity of the man who was shot and killed in Pittsburgh’s Garfield section late Wednesday night.

09/13/2012

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Delivery Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In Overbrook

Pittsburgh Police are investigating an armed robbery. A Chinese food delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint shortly before 10 p.m. in the Overbrook section of Pittsburgh.

08/27/2012

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Amber Alert Never Issued For Baby Abducted From Magee-Womens Hospital

For more than 15 years, citizens and local media have help law enforcement find the victims of child abduction through something called the Amber Alert. Thursday, that system was never utilized in the abduction of Bryce Coleman from Magee Women’s Hospital.

08/24/2012

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Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police Accused Of Discrimination

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit again the Pittsburgh Police Bureau claiming racial discrimination in its hiring policies for police recruits.

08/24/2012

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Man Robs Parking Lot Booth On North Shore

Pittsburgh police need help finding a man who stole nearly $400 from a parking lot on the North Shore. The theft happened just after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Andy Warhol parking lot at the corner of Sandusky Street and E. General Robinson.

08/14/2012

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