In 2009, SWAT was deployed 96 times. In 2010, that number jumped to 120 deployments and last year SWAT was called out 145 times. That increase has the police brass looking at whether the tactical unit is being called out too often.
At a home in Crafton Heights on Friday, police arrested five people after they found drugs and a stolen gun.
One man was arrested after the SWAT team was called to the Hill District late Friday evening.
A standoff situation in a Bethel Park neighborhood came to a peaceful end early Tuesday morning.
The SWAT team was called to a home in Brookline Wednesday morning.
One person was arrested after a SWAT incident in Hazelwood Wednesday morning.
The SWAT team has been called to a home in the Hill District after a report of shots being fired.
The SWAT team was called to a home in Mount Washington after a man allegedly fired a gun at a woman.
A key suspect in a North Side shooting died early Saturday morning.
At least two men have been detained for questioning after a SWAT incident in Homewood – the second in that neighborhood today.
The second day of testimony in the trial of a man accused of killing three Pittsburgh Police officers got under way Tuesday morning.
A suspect is in critical condition following a standoff in Larimer. Pittsburgh Police Commander Thomas Stangrecki said David Bush, 36, raised a sawed off shotgun in the direction of the SWAT team and it went off.
A standoff situation in South Park ended peacefully early Monday morning.
MANCHESTER (KDKA) – The SWAT team was called to a home in Manchester Monday morning for a possible hostage situation. According to police, the incident started out as a domestic with a husband assaulting his […]