Pittsburgh Police Bureau Scandal
Major news coming out of Pittsburgh City Hall, Police Chief Nate Harper has resigned at the request of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
Trips to police conventions, trips to a police memorial, police shields and a fallen police officer’s car loan are some of the purchases being scrutinized by investigators.
KDKA Investigators have learned new details about money that should have gone into the city’s general fund, but may have been diverted into a police credit union account, an account that sources say, was opened and recently closed by Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper.
An independent review of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police’s policies will be led by a former Washington County District Attorney.
A city councilman is now calling on Mayor Luke Ravenstahl to put Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper on a leave of absence.
Just a day after the FBI seized documents from Pittsburgh Police Headquarters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is reacting to the federal investigation.
Despite media reports, Pittsburgh Police officials say Chief Nate Harper is not on a leave of absence. The fact that he hasn’t been in the office this week, and is being investigated by a federal grand jury, has been fueling speculation.
The KDKA Investigators have learned a federal grand jury is investigating corruption allegations against Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper.