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ACLU Sues Pittsburgh PD, Alleges G-20 Misconduct

September 21, 2010
At a news conference, ACLU officials said police used excessive force while making arrests, needlessly used pepper spray on people and shot them with non-lethal rounds filled with pepper spray.

Vacationing Pittsburgh Officer Charged With Stealing Harry Potter Merch

August 17, 2010
A Pittsburgh police officer will face disciplinary action when he returns from a Florida vacation for allegedly stealing $300 worth of Harry Potter merchandise from Universal Studios Orlando.

Pittsburgh Police Ambush: One Year Later

April 12, 2010
As in Oakland, Pittsburgh police have had a very rough year, grieving and recovering from the murders of three fellow officers. All the while, continuing to serve and protect the citizens of Pittsburgh as the professionals they are.

Trial Date Set For Pittsburgh Cop Killer

April 7, 2010
The man accused of killing three Pittsburgh officers a year ago will be tried on a multitude of charges beginning Oct. 12 over the objections of the attorney assigned to defend him, an Allegheny County judge has ruled.

Pittsburgh Officer Fought For Her Life Before Shooting Robbery Suspect

February 21, 2010
Pittsburgh Police Officer Janine Triolo survived a physical attack from a robbery suspect by shooting him in the chest, after his own weapon jammed when he pointed it at her face.

Multiple Felon Attacked Pittsburgh Officer Prior to Shooting

February 18, 2010
A three-year Pittsburgh police officer is recovering from an attack where she suffered a broken nose, a concussion, and facial lacerations during a physical confrontation that resulted in her shooting a suspect with an extensive criminal record.

Protesters, Police Clash at Pittsburgh G-20 Summit

September 24, 2009
Police threw canisters of pepper spray and smoke at anarchists protesting the Group of 20 summit Thursday after the marchers responded to calls to disperse by rolling trash bins and throwing rocks.

NTOA Honors Pittsburgh SWAT Officers

September 17, 2009
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) honored the actions of the Pittsburgh SWAT unit that responded to an April ambush that resulted in the deaths of three officers at the hands of a heavily armed 22-year-old gunman.

Pittsburgh Police Aim to Add Rifles to Patrol Car Arsenals

April 30, 2009
The city has long considered providing rifles and shotguns to officers, but the measure took on urgency when a heavily armed man fatally shot three officers responding to a domestic disturbance April 4 in Stanton Heights, city Public Safety Director Michael Huss said.

Suspected Pittsburgh Cop-Killer Reportedly a White Supremacist

April 10, 2009
An Anti-Defamation League (ADL) investigation has revealed that Richard Poplawski, the man charged with killing three Pittsburgh police officers on April 4, 2009, was an increasingly troubled young man who exhibited growing rage against racial minorities, Jews, the government, and police.

Pittsburgh Honors Fallen Officers with Massive Funeral

April 10, 2009
Thousands of officers from across the country and Canada, wearing black bands over their badges, joined hundreds of Pittsburgh officers in mourning the three who were killed after answering the domestic call at 1016 Fairfield St.

Crowd Mourns 3 Slain Pittsburgh Officers at Viewing

April 9, 2009
Law enforcement officials from as far away as Georgia gathered yesterday to pay tribute to three fellow officers killed in the line of duty over the weekend.

Pittsburgh Dispatchers Receive Weapon Question Guide in Wake of Ambush Killings

April 9, 2009
"We're never gonna let this happen again. Not on my watch," county Emergency Services Chief Robert A. Full said yesterday in pledging that 911 employees will make every effort to uncover critical information that could save police officers' lives.

Investigators Say Pittsburgh Cop Killing Suspect Shows No Remorse

April 8, 2009
Investigators said Richard Poplawski, 22, showed no remorse when describing the deaths of Officers Mayhle, Sciullo and Eric Kelly, who were all killed as they responded to a 911 call placed by Margaret Poplawski, the suspect's mother.

Memorial Events Scheduled to Honor Fallen Pittsburgh Officers

April 7, 2009
As many as 1,000 law enforcement agencies from the U.S. and Canada are expected to participate in a Thursday procession and memorial for officers Paul J. Sciullo II, Eric Kelly and Stephen J. Mayhle, who were shot and killed Saturday while responding to a 911 call in Stanton Heights.

Pittsburgh 911 Worker Didn't Tell Responding Officers that Poplawski Owned Guns

April 7, 2009
When Richard Poplawski's mother called 911 to ask that her son be removed from their home in Stanton Heights, she acknowledged that he had weapons. But that crucial piece of information never was relayed to the three Pittsburgh police officers who responded Saturday and were fatally shot.

Read Criminal Complaint Filed Against Pittsburgh Cop-Killing Suspect

April 6, 2009
You can download a PDF of the actual criminal complaint by opening this article and clicking on this link.

Affidavit Outlines Shootings That Left Three Pittsburgh Police Officers Dead

April 6, 2009
Richard Poplawski fired several shots into the body of a wounded Pittsburgh police officer during a siege Saturday that left three officers dead and a fourth wounded, a neighbor told police.

Memorial Service Scheduled for Slain Pittsburgh Officers

April 6, 2009
The memorial service at 1 p.m. Thursday is expected to draw law enforcement officials from around the nation, the mayor said.

Three Slain Pittsburgh Officers Shared a Dedication to the Badge

April 5, 2009
The fallen officers were identified yesterday as Eric Kelly, 41, a 14-year veteran; and Paul Sciullo III, 37, and Stephen J. Mayhle, 29, each with two years on the force.
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