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Police-Community Relations

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Team Building Event Aims To Build Trust Between Police, Local Kids

A unique event was held Thursday, aimed at winning back local kids’ trust of police.

05/22/2014

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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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D.A. Drops Charges Against Teacher Arrested Outside Community Meeting

Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.

07/09/2013

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Protestors Demand Charges Be Dropped Against Arrested Teacher

It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.

07/04/2013

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Teacher, Officer Encounter In Homewood Prompts Another Police-Community Relations Meeting

It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.

06/27/2013

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Teacher Arrested In Homewood; Community Activists Accuse Police Of Overreacting

About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.

06/27/2013