Mayor Peduto, Black Political Empowerment Project Announce Police Reform CommitmentsThe Black Political Empowerment Project announced new police reform commitments together with Mayor Bill Peduto Monday evening.
City's New Health, Safety And Violence Prevention Initiative Aims To Make Policing, Social Service ChangesThe newly-announced Health, Safety and Violence Prevention Initiative will create some changes to policing and social services in the city of Pittsburgh, city leaders say.
'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
Mayor Peduto: Police Reform Taskforce's Report Will Be 'Guiding Influence' For Policing ChangesThe city’s Community Taskforce for Police Reform released its final report Monday, with Mayor Bill Peduto saying the recommendations within it will be a “guiding influence” to policing changes.
Pittsburgh Councilman Corey O'Connor To Introduce Legislation That Would Ban Unrestricted Use Of Facial Recognition By PoliceAs more people call for police reform across the country and here in Pittsburgh, facial recognition technology is under the microscope.
'They Are Killing Us': Mother Of Antwon Rose II Advocates For Police Reform Bills In Public HearingThe mother of Antwon Rose spoke in front of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus about police reform Wednesday.
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.