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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.

Psychiatric Clinic Gunman Killed By Campus Officer

March 8, 2012
A campus police officer fatally shot a man who opened fire at a University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic today in a shooting that left two people dead and seven other injured.

SHOT Show 2012: Safariland Honors Five Officers

January 18, 2012
Safariland honored five officers at SHOT Show today and inducted them into their Saves Club for surviving harrowing encounters with the help of gear from the body armor and police products maker.

Pittsburgh Pays Attorneys $62K for $269 Stun-Gun Award

October 21, 2011
The Pittsburgh City Council has agreed to pay $62,000 in attorney fees to a man awarded $269 by a federal jury who ruled police were wrong to use a stun gun on him.

Veteran Pittsburgh Cop Allegedly Operated a Prostitution Service

August 30, 2011
Officer Michael Johns, a 16-year veteran of the force, allegedly rented vehicles for the prostitutes, allowed them to inject heroin in his house, and paid for online ads promoting their work.

Carjacking Suspect Told Pa. Cop He Was Filming Batman Movie

August 1, 2011
After a Pittsburgh Police detective turned the tables on a suspect attempting to carjack him, the man claimed it was all part of a new Batman movie he was filming.

Poplawski Gets Death for Killing 3 Pittsburgh Officers

June 29, 2011
A jury gave Richard Poplawski a death sentence for the ambush killing of three Pittsburgh Police officers two years ago. The panel of seven men and five women brought in from Dauphin County announced their decision at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Jurors Consider Death for Poplawski, After Guilty Verdict

June 27, 2011
Deputy District Attorney Mark V. Tranquilli urged jurors to give Richard Poplawski the death penalty for gunning down three Pittsburgh Police officers in a hail of gunfire at his home in April 2009.

Poplawski's Vest Stopped Police Rounds

June 23, 2011
One of Officer Mayhle's eight, .40-caliber rounds was recovered from Poplawski's vest. Investigators also matched casings found inside the home with Mayhle's service weapon.

Pittsburgh Ambush Trial: Poplawski Confessed In Phone Calls

June 22, 2011
Richard Poplawski admitted in phone calls to a friend and 911 dispatchers he was killing police officers at his home, witnesses testified Tuesday in his capital murder trial.

Trial Begins In Killing of Three Pittsburgh Officers

June 20, 2011
Deputy District Attorney Mark V. Tranquilli told Dauphin County jurors he expected the trial to last about two weeks, and said the case was about "fallen heroes and potentially fallen heroes."

Pittsburgh Squad and Ambulance Collide

May 16, 2011
Pittsburgh Police are investigating two cruiser crashes over the weekend, including one patrol car's collision with an ambulance as both were responding to a fatal shooting.

Video: Pittsburgh Police Reviewing Force Used On Fan

April 12, 2011
In a clip posted to YouTube of the arrest, Detective Francis Rende and Officer Jeffrey LaBella are seen striking Ashley several times before taking him to the ground and handcuffing him. The officers had attempted to TASER Ashley, who than assumed a fighting stance.

21st Century Riot Control Tools

November 29, 2010

A few weeks before last year's G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh, anarchists and agitators cringed as they read about heat rays, sonic disruptors, mass TASERs, malodorants, and other new riot control technologies that would supposedly make their debut during the economic summit.

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