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.
Controller's Office Releases Findings Of Police AuditPittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb released the findings of an audit of the secondary employment practices of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday.
Former Wash. Co. D.A. To Head Review Of Pittsburgh Police PoliciesAn independent review of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s policies will be led by a former Washington County District Attorney.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Under More ScrutinyPittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper is coming under more scrutiny after an outside business interest is questioned.
Suspect Identified In Brookline Community Bank RobberyPittsburgh 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.
Police Credit Community Members With Helping To Find Baby, Arrest MotherIt 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.
5-Month-Old Baby Found Safe, Mother Faces ChargesA missing 5-month-old baby was found in Homewood early Wednesday morning and the mother is now facing charges.
Baum Blvd. Pizza Hut RobbedEmployees 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.
Pittsburgh Police To Equip Officers With Body CamerasPittsburgh 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.
Body Found In Mon River Near 10th Street BridgeEmergency 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.
Police Probe Fatal Garfield ShootingAuthorities have released the identity of the man who was shot and killed in Pittsburgh’s Garfield section late Wednesday night.
Delivery Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In OverbrookPittsburgh 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.