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Wounded Clairton Officer Featured In New Documentary

Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak is holding out hope that someday he’ll be able to stand up and get out of his wheelchair.

04/03/2014

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New Documentary To Feature Wounded Officer James Kuzak

On April 5 ‘Heroes Behind the Badge – Survival & Sacrifice’ premieres at the Hyundai West Club Lounge at Heinz Field. Doors open at 6pm, and the documentary begins at 7pm. The documentary features injured Clariton police officer, James Kuzak.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2014

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Volunteers Get Drunk To Help Officers With DUI Detection Training

Just in time for Super Bowl weekend, some people volunteered to get drunk, so police officers could have a better idea of what to look for when they’re identifying drunk drivers.

01/31/2014

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Handlers, K-9 Officers Form Very Special Bond

When a police officer and his K-9 partner work together, they develop an extremely close relationship.

01/31/2014

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Police, Firefighters Battle Extreme Cold

Working outside in the cold environment is certainly no picnic and local police officers and firefighters were busy with a standoff and several fires overnight.

01/07/2014

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Officers Thanked For Pulling Woman From Braddock Fire

Four police officers – three from Braddock and one from neighboring Rankin – were cited for their courage and bravery Tuesday night by Braddock Mayor John Fetterman.

11/12/2013

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Woman In Custody After Allegedly Shooting At Police In Perry South

Police have a woman in custody after she allegedly fired a gun at officers.

03/06/2013

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Interactive Program Helping Law Enforcement Officials Prep For Split-Second Decisions

There have been a number of police-involved shootings in our area lately. Officers say it’s never an easy decision and they only use that type of force when absolutely necessary.

02/14/2013

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Police Internal Affairs, D.A. & Review Board Probing South Side Incident

Two entirely different police incidents are now under review by the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, the Citizens Police Review Board and the Pittsburgh Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division.

01/15/2013

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Police Step Up Patrols In Response To Music Video

There are new details on a controversial music video that was produced in our area and posted to YouTube. Authorities put extra police on duty Friday night at Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station in Highland Park.

11/16/2012

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Police Increasing Patrols Over Controversial Rap Video

A rap video, made locally and posted on YouTube, is getting a lot of attention. Some people say it goes too far because the lyrics talk about killing police officers. The video, which was taken down late Thursday, references Richard Poplawski, the man convicted of in the shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers in Stanton Heights in 2009. Now, police are taking precautions.

11/16/2012

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Police Investigating Locally-Produced, Controversial Rap Video

Rap videos are sometimes offensive and sometimes outrageous, but one controversial video is now getting local attention and many say it goes too far.

11/15/2012

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Study Shows More Officers Killed In 2011 Nationwide Than In Years Past

A new study shows that more police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2011 nationwide than in years past, and it’s something Western Pennsylvanians know all too well.

12/29/2011

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Community Mourns Fallen Officer’s Death

Members of a local community are mourning the loss of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty Sunday night.

12/19/2011

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Fatal Cop Shooting Suspect Killed In Standoff

The suspect in a shooting that left one officer dead and another injured was shot and killed during a standoff at his home Monday morning.

12/19/2011

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