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Search Result: Pittsburgh Police Bureau

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Arbiter Allows Pittsburgh Police to Reside Outside City Limits

March 14, 2014
For the first time in more than a century, Pittsburgh police officers will not have to live in the city where they work, according to a draft arbitration award announced Thursday.

Steelers' QB Announces Nine Pittsburgh Area K-9 Grants

February 13, 2014
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing nine grants totaling $77,000 to police departments in the Pittsburgh, Pa., area where the Steelers play their home games.

Steeler QB's Foundation to Replace Slain Pittsburgh K-9

February 11, 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers’ Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has announced that the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation (BRF) and The Giving Back Fund will be making a contribution to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police in honor of K-9 Rocco who was recently stabbed and killed in the line of duty.

High Bond Set in Pittsburgh Police Dog Killing

February 6, 2014
The district judge who set a $1 million bond for the man accused of killing a Pittsburgh police dog last week said that he set the amount that high -- at least in part -- because he considers the victim, Rocco, a German shepherd, to be a police officer.

Updated: Stabbed Pittsburgh K-9 Succumbs to Wounds

January 30, 2014
The dog was injured Tuesday night while helping Pittsburgh police capture a fugitive, 21-year-old John Rush of Stowe, who police said was found lurking in the basement of a building in the 3700 block of Butler Street in Lawrenceville.

Video: Pittsburgh School Shooting Likely Drug Related

November 14, 2013
The shooting likely occurred because suspected shooter Anjohnito Willet, 16, was seeking revenge for a drug-related robbery and assault that happened inside the school last month.

Pittsburgh River Rescue Unit

September 25, 2013
The River Rescue Unit (RRU) responds to suicide attempts on the river, searches for and rescues lost and endangered swimmers, and makes sure boaters aren't breaking the law.

Pittsburgh Officers Challenge Residency Requirement

September 24, 2013
An arbitration panel will determine the future of police residency in Pittsburgh, following a Monday hearing where two councilman argued that officers must live within city limits.

Pittsburgh Officer Who Posed with Porn Star Faces Discipline

July 22, 2013
A Pittsburgh police sergeant now faces discipline for posing with an adult film star while wearing a unicorn mask during Friday's Pirates game.

Boy Attempted To Grab Officer's Gun, Bit Him

July 16, 2013
A 6-year-old boy Pittsburgh Police stopped for trying to steal bicycles attempted to grab an officer's gun and then bit him while inside a patrol car.

Strip Club, Pa. Agency Battle Over Paid Details

April 1, 2013
Attorneys for Pittsburgh Police Bureau and a downtown strip club will argue in federal court over a recently-imposed ban by the new chief on officers providing off-duty security at the business.

Grand Jury Indicts Former Pittsburgh Chief

March 22, 2013
A grand jury has indicted Pittsburgh's former police chief on charges of conspiracy and tax evasion. Nathan Harper, who resigned in late February, allegedly embezzled $70,628 from the Pittsburgh Police Bureau's special events office.

Pa. Officer Wounded In Gun Battle

March 19, 2013
A Pittsburgh police officer returned fire after a suspect shot him during a foot pursuit when the officer was in the prone position. Officer Christopher Kertis was shot several times in the left leg.

Video: Pittsburgh Cop Shoots Fleeing Suspect In Vehicle

March 11, 2013
A 19-year-old man who fled a traffic stop with a Pittsburgh police officer inside his vehicle faces multiple counts after a judge ordered him to face trial. Dash-cam footage shows the traffic stop involving three officers who stopped Leon Ford.

Pittsburgh Cop Jumps Into Vehicle

March 11, 2013

A 19-year-old man who fled a traffic stop with a Pittsburgh Police officer inside his vehicle faces multiple counts after a judge ordered him to face trial. The officer shot Leon Ford four times, leaving him paralyzed. Read the full story here.

Pittsburgh Mayor Calls for 'Outside' Chief

February 21, 2013
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said Thursday he wants to hire a new police chief "with no relationships, with no ties, with really no history" related to the embattled department.

Pittsburgh Chief Forced To Resign

February 21, 2013
The second-highest-ranking member of the union representing Pittsburgh police officers said the rank-and-file are still shocked this morning by the sudden forced resignation of Chief Nate Harper and morale remains low.

Five Off-Duty Pittsburgh Cops Fired at Car

January 20, 2013
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said Friday that it's "way too early" to judge if Pittsburgh Police were justified when they opened fire on a crowded South Side street at the end of a car chase.

Vest Saves Pittsburgh Cop In 4th OIS In a Year

October 12, 2012
A Pittsburgh Police officer's ballistic vest saved him early Friday during a gun battle with a domestic violence suspect who had told his wife he wanted to kill a cop.

Pittsburgh Chief Wants Greater Diversity

April 23, 2012
Chief Nate Harper told KDKA he was disappointed the Pittsburgh Police Bureau had "no diversity in this last [academy] class," and promised more minorities and women in the next recruit class.
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