Entrance To Park Honoring Fallen Officer UnveiledThe entrance to a Lower Burrell park honoring a fallen police officer was unveiled Saturday.
Fallen Officers Remembered During Ceremony At North Shore MemorialIt was a day of remembrance on Pittsburgh’s North Shore Saturday as fallen police officers were remembered at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Slain Lower Burrell Police Officer Honored With MedalOfficer Derek Kotecki was posthumously awarded a medal of honor Friday night during a ceremony at Burrell High School.
Another Arrest Made In Officer Kotecki ShootingAnother arrest has been made in the shooting death of a Westmoreland County police officer.
7 Charged In Connection To Lower Burrell Police Officer's Shooting DeathSeven people are facing charges in connection to the shooting death of Lower Burrell police officer Derek Kotecki. Kotecki was killed after he was ambushed by 33-year-old Charles Post, a fugitive, in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen in the 300-block of Greensburg Road back in October.
Study Shows More Officers Killed In 2011 Nationwide Than In Years PastA 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.
Hundreds Pay Respects To Fallen East Washington OfficerHundreds turned out to pay respects to fallen East Washington Borough Police Officer John David Dryer who was killed during a traffic stop along Interstate 70 over the weekend.
Shooting Leaves Local Police Searching For AnswersOnce again, tragedy hits western Pennsylvania law enforcement. The death of Officer John Dryer is the ninth fatal shooting of an officer since State Police Corporal Joseph Pokorny in 2005.
Officer Kotecki Fundraiser At Applebee's Restaurants
Friends, Community Members Helping Fallen Officer's Family
Lower Burrell Suspect's Father Asks For PrivacyCharles Post Sr., the father of the alleged gunman in the shooting that claimed the life of Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki, reached out to KDKA Radio's Marty Griffin asking listeners to respect his family's privacy.
T-Shirts For Officer Derek Kotecki
Probe Into Lower Burrell Officer's Shooting Death Continues Investigators continue to look at the fatal shooting of a local police officer. Sources close to the investigation say questions have to be answered about response, procedure and training regarding this incident.
Public Pays Respects To Officer KoteckiHundreds of people lined the streets to pay their respects to Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki on Monday. After the funeral and burial service, people have been driving by the cemetery to bid farewell.
Blue Line Pays Homage To Fallen OfficerA dramatic procession left Mount Saint Peter’s Church after the funeral for Lower Burrell Police Officer Derek Kotecki. “I think it just represents the brotherhood of the profession,” Greensburg Police Detective Jerry Vernail said.