Zone 5

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Protesters Call For Removal Of Officer Involved In Leon Ford Shooting

Dozens of people protested Friday night, singing the national anthem and demanding for justice for Leon Ford.

12/12/2014

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Officer Honored For His Commitment To The Community

During Zone 5 Day in the community, a plaque was presented to Cmdr. Timothy O’Connor.
It was the community’s way of thanking O’Connor for supporting efforts to bring the May 2013 murder of 15-month-old Marcus White to the community’s attention.

10/11/2014

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Chief Justice Criticizes Prosecutors In Poplawski Case

Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.

04/09/2014

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Poplawski To Appeal Conviction, Death Penalty Sentence

One of our city’s most notorious cop killers will be back in court Wednesday to try and convince the top judges in the state that he shouldn’t have been convicted, and shouldn’t have gotten the death penalty.

04/08/2014

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Fallen Officers Remembered 5 Years After Tragedy

It’s been five years since three Pittsburgh Police officers were killed while responding to a domestic call.

04/04/2014

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Ex-Officer Sentenced To 1-2 Years In 2010 Fatal Motorcycle Crash

After eight emotional victim impact statements from the victim’s family, former Pittsburgh Police officer Adam Lewis was sentenced to one to two years followed by six months of house arrest plus three years of probation in the death of Jessica Lojak.

01/06/2014

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New Charge Filed Against Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Leon Ford was shot during a 20-minute traffic stop last November. Now, he could have charges against him dropped as officials look at crucial piece of evidence – dash cam video.

10/16/2013

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Community Joins Together To Support Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

His attorney and supporters say dashboard camera video proves that the numerous charges stacked against Leon Ford, Jr. should be thrown out in court.

10/15/2013

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Mixed Verdict Reached In Ex-Officer’s Fatal Motorcycle Crash Trial

The verdict for a former Pittsburgh Police officer accused in connection with a motorcycle crash that left his fiancé’s intended maid of honor dead was found was read Tuesday morning.

10/08/2013

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Closing Arguments Scheduled In Trial Of Former Pittsburgh Officer

Closing arguments begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former City of Pittsburgh Police Officer Adam Lewis.

10/01/2013

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Police Officer Charged In Fatal Bloomfield Shooting

The Pittsburgh Police officer involved in a fatal Bloomfield shooting over the weekend has been arrested and charged.

09/08/2013

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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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Police And Community Leaders Come Together To Improve Relations

Activists, politicians, and top law enforcement spent three-hours behind closed doors talking about improving relationships between residents and Pittsburgh police, primarily in the city’s zone 5 neighborhoods.

07/01/2013

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