Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (Pennsylvania)

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Name: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police (Pennsylvania)
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Local Police Officers Honored, Including Fallen K-9 Rocco

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s not easy being a police officer — often under siege by the bad guys and then sometimes criticized by those who second-guess their actions.Amen Corner’s annual recognition of outstanding police service attracts hundreds, and KDKA ... [Published KDKA - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Smith, Maher Join Law Enforcement to Mark Implementation of ‘Rocco’s Law’

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 11, 2014 - - State Senator Matt Smith (D-Allegheny/Washington) and state Representative John Maher (R-Allegheny/Washington) joined with members of local and county law enforcement to mark full implementation of Rocco's Law (Act 75 and ... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Man, 25, slain behind Pittsburgh Zone 6 police station

A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in Pittsburgh’s Elliot neighborhood early Friday morning.Investigators said Ronnel Smith, of McKees Rocks, was getting in his car near Pittsburgh Police Zone 6’s station when gunfire erupted.Officers said they were ... [Published WPXI - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

In Brief: Scammer using Pittsburgh police phone number

Scammer using police phone numberPITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh police said someone is using the telephone number of one of the city's zone stations in a telephone scam in which people are told to pay money or be arrested.Zone 2 Cmdr. Eric Holmes said at least ... [Published Erie Times-News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

McKees Rocks Woman Gets Probation with Home Detention for Purchasing Weapon for Felon

PITTSBURGH—A McKees Rocks resident has been sentenced in federal court to three years’ probation, including six months home detention with electronic monitoring on her conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

14-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Bomb Threats Made To Schools

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy from Clairton in connection with several bomb threats made against local schools.The threats caused three Pittsburgh Public Schools to be evacuated in September.Police say the juvenile ... [Published KDKA - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pittsburgh police push 'virtual block watch' to capture street crimes

WE'LL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS STORY. IN WEST FIELD, JACKIE SCHAFER. A GROUP OF NEIGHBORS TAKING MATTERS INTO THEIR OWN HAND USING TECHNOLOGY TO TRY TO CATCH CRIMINALS IN THE ACT. PITTSBURGH'S "ACTION NEW 4" REPORTER SHELDON INGRAM IS LIVE ON THE EAST ... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Police Chief On Rash Of Murders: Pittsburgh Police Officers “Care A Lot”

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The organization, The Hazelwood Initiative, had a public safety forum scheduled weeks before Monday’s fatal shooting in Glen Hazel.But that homicide, the first in Zone 4 in nearly two years, according to Commander Kathy Degler, was ... [Published KDKA - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Student shot to death outside home in Hill District

A TEEN IS MURDERED RIGHT OUTSIDE HIS HOME. IT'S HEADING O SCHOOL IN THE CITY'S MIDDLE HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD. MARCI, THIS IS A HEARTBREAKING SCENE. Reporter: INVESTIGATORS HAVE INTERVIEWED A NUMBER OF PEOPLE BUT HAVE NO ONE IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS ... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Grant allows Pittsburgh Police to hire 15 new officers for dangerous neighborhood

Pittsburgh police are getting dozens of new officers and they’re being paid through a grant from the Department of Justice.The new recruits will be used in Homewood. Statistics show that Homewood is one of the more violent communities in the city of ... [Published WPXI - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Retired cop tackles Shadyside suspect

FOR A SECOND TIME. AND DETAILING EVERY MOMENT OF IT, BOB HAZEN. Reporter: THE ROBBER AT THIS JEWELRY STORE IN SHADYSIDE TRIED TO GET OUT THROUGH THESE FRONT DOORS. AND HALF OF HIS BODY DID MAKE IT OUT. THE OTHER HALF, THOUGH, WAS FIRMLY IN THE GRIPS OF ... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Police Searching For Missing Greensburg Area Man

GREENSBURG (KDKA) – State Police are looking for a missing Greensburg man.41-year-old George Mesich has been missing since last Thursday.Mesich lives with his mother near Greensburg, and is overdue for his medications and a hospital visit.His family is ... [Published KDKA - Sep 29 2014]

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"We really wanted to use this opportunity to send a clear message to members of law enforcement and the wider community that these tougher penalties are in place and that anyone who severely harms a police animal will bear the full weight of Pennsylvania law" Smith added
In the words of Amy Collins, Sales Executive, "Our entire region working together to help others break the cycle of destruction was an amazing experience and one that will stick with me.  This has been one of the highlights to date of my career at FedEx."
"Several of the community members were saying, 'Where are the police? We need more. We don't feel safe in our communities. And we would welcome, we would want more police presence in our communities,'" McLay said
...Rocco sacrificed his life in the line of duty in January. All vests will be embroidered with the sentiment, "In Memory of K9 Rocco, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.”"

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Local Police Officers Honored, Including Fallen... [Published KDKA - 12 hours ago]
Smith, Maher Join Law Enforcement to Mark Imple... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
Man, 25, slain behind Pittsburgh Zone 6 police ... [Published WPXI - Oct 24 2014]
In Brief: Scammer using Pittsburgh police phone... [Published Erie Times-News - Oct 24 2014]
McKees Rocks Woman Gets Probation with Home Det... [Published United States Department of Justice - Oct 23 2014]
14-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Bomb Th... [Published KDKA - Oct 20 2014]
How an informant torpedoed a cocaine case [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
FedEx : Team Trades Sales Reports for Cleaning ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 17 2014]
FedEx Team Trades Sales Reports for Cleaning Su... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 17 2014]
Porter County police dogs to receive protective... [Published NWI Times - Oct 16 2014]
Pittsburgh police push 'virtual block watch' to... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 15 2014]
Part of I-70 Closed in Westmoreland County [Published KDKA - Oct 15 2014]
Car Slams Through Front Door of Local Business [Published KDKA - Oct 15 2014]
Police Chief On Rash Of Murders: Pittsburgh Pol... [Published KDKA - Oct 15 2014]
Frustrated Pittsburgh residents give police ear... [Published WPXI - Oct 15 2014]
Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIR... [Published KDKA - Oct 14 2014]
FedEx : Entire Big Atlantic Sales Team Steps Ou... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 14 2014]
Over $300K raised for K-9 ballistic vests natio... [Published Police One - Oct 13 2014]
Police Investigating Fatal Beltzhoover Shooting [Published KDKA - Oct 12 2014]
Police chief increases police presence in Hill ... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 11 2014]
Officer Honored For His Commitment To The Commu... [Published KDKA - Oct 11 2014]
Med school student, barbershop patrons help man... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 11 2014]
Man Charged in Pennsylvania Jewelry Store Robbe... [Published Princetonn NJ Patch - Oct 10 2014]
New Kensington double-homicide suspect is also ... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 09 2014]
Cornelius Police K9s receive ballistic vests [Published Huntersville Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Student shot to death outside home in Hill Dist... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 09 2014]
Hill District student slain outside home before... [Published WTAE.com - Oct 08 2014]
Grant allows Pittsburgh Police to hire 15 new o... [Published WPXI - Oct 08 2014]
Store clerk/boxer defeats alleged robber [Published CBS News - Oct 08 2014]
Retired cop tackles Shadyside suspect [Published WTAE.com - Oct 08 2014]
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FedEx Team Trades Sales Reports for Cleaning Su... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 17 2014]
By Bettina Sipe, District Sales Manager, FedEx SOURCE: FedEx Corporation DESCRIPTION: “One-hundred and twenty people?  Sure, we can use your help!”  That was the reaction from Ashley Dandridge, Director of Volunteer and Participant Services at Gwen’s ...
What The Police’s ‘Non Lethal Weapons’ Can Do T... [Published Think Progress - Aug 18 2014]
Police advance after tear gas was used to disperse a crowd of protesters in Ferguson, MO on Sunday CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel The ongoing unrest in Ferguson over 18-year-old Mike Brown’s shooting has illustrated the increasingly blurry line ...
City of Pittsburgh K-9 Officer Rocco to Posthum... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Aug 13 2014]
HUMMELSTOWN, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 14, City of Pittsburgh K-9 Rocco will posthumously be awarded The Wodan Animal Hero Award from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association. K-9 Officer Bill Watts from ...
Wednesday morning feel good stories [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Jul 23 2014]
Chief Tango sends us our feel good stories for this morning. The first is from Pittsburgh; Police who responded at about 2:20 a.m. to the apartment on Merritt Avenue found a man lying face down on the front steps of the apartment building with a gunshot ...
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