Pittsburgh City Council Unanimously Approves Police Reform MeasuresThe Pittsburgh City Council has approved several measures aimed at overhauling police operations in the wake of demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Gov. Tom Wolf Will Sign Police Reform Bills Passed Unanimously By Pennsylvania SenateGov. Tom Wolf will sign the first bills passed by Pennsylvania’s Legislature in response to widespread protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.
'Third Quarter Of The Civil Rights Movement:' Mayor Peduto Says More Than Just Police Reform NeededMayor Bill Peduto is calling for more than just police reform and that includes reinvestment in lower-income communities.
Pennsylvania House, Senate Passing Police Reform BillsPennsylvania’s House and Senate have begun passing legislation spurred by widespread protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.
'Most Of Us Our Father Figures, Role Models': Pittsburgh Public Schools Police Officers Speak Out For The First Time Amid Calls To Remove Law Enforcement From SchoolsTwo Pittsburgh Public Schools police officers say removing law enforcement from schools will only hurt the students.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Issues Response To Demands For Police Accountability From 'Black Activist and Organizer Collective'Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto responded to recent calls for more police accountability.
Pennsylvania Senate Committee Votes In Support Of Police Reform BillsA Pennsylvania Senate committee voted unanimously in support of several police reform bills.
'They Are There To Protect Us, But That’s Not What They’re Doing': Protesters Call For Police To Be Removed From Pittsburgh Public Schools"No police in schools" -- that’s the message of a protest scheduled for Monday afternoon.
'People Are Screaming For Reform': State Legislation Following Antwon Rose's Death 2 Years Ago Expected To Be On Gov. Wolf's Desk SoonFriday marks two years since Antwon Rose II was shot and killed by an East Pittsburgh Police Officer.
'Transparency And Accountability': Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Calls For Change To State Law So Body Camera Footage Can Be Immediately Made PublicPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is calling for changes to state law to make it easier for city officials to publicly release footage from police body cameras.
Mayor Peduto Says He Hopes Newly-Formed Police Reform Task Force Creates 'Real, Sustained Change'Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has assembled a Community Task Force on Police Reform.
Pa. House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves 2 Police Reform BillsTwo bills to change how police are hired and trained were approved unanimously on Monday by a Pennsylvania House committee.
Group Of Protesters March From Market Square To Allegheny County JailA group of demonstrators marched from Market Square to Allegheny County Jail and back on Saturday afternoon, calling for change.
Peaceful Protesters March From Squirrel Hill To Oakland, Demanding Change To Police Use Of Force Laws"This is our life that we're trying to better." Young protesters took to the streets again for a peaceful march through Oakland on Saturday.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Proposes Creation Of New Office That Would 'Allow Public Safety To Step Back' And Get People Longer-Term HelpPittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has announced a plan for the creation of a new Office of Community Health and Safety which will direct city resources to help meed the needs of the community in ways outside of traditional policing.