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Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey names Lee Schmidt Director of Public Safety (Photo Credit: Grayden Jackson RMU Sentry Media)

Lee Schmidt named Pittsburgh Public Safety Director

Colby Sherwin
February 5, 2022

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey has announced Lee Schmidt as the Director of Public Safety for the city. In a statement from the office of the mayor, they describe Schmidt for the positIon based on his work over the last two years during the pandemic.   “Lee Schmidt...

Aftermath of the Fern Hollow Bridge Collapse (Photo Credit: RMU Sentry Media: Bailey Noel)

BREAKING: Pittsburgh Public Safety provides update on Fern Hollow Bridge

Ethan Morrison, News Editor
January 31, 2022

UPDATE: Jan. 31, 5:29 p.m.:  Crews have removed the bus from the collapse site. Feb. 2, 10:26 a.m.: The public observation area that was opened to the public on Monday has been closed indefinitely effective immediately for remediation. Clayton Loop Biddle Trail and Homewood...

Pittsburgh Public Safety prepares for Light up Night

Pittsburgh Public Safety prepares for “Light up Night”

John Blinn, News Editor
November 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Public Safety is preparing the city for the large crowds that are expected to come with the city's "Light up Night." The annual event will take place on Nov. 22 and kick off the holiday season with various bands and other events. “As a native of...

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Officials prepare for Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor
March 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Public safety officials in Pittsburgh are preparing for one of the biggest party weekends of the year. In a statement, city officials say police vehicles in downtown Pittsburgh will dawn a special St. Patrick's Day decal to help commemorate the celebration. When...

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Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor
December 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - Many will gather on New Year's Eve in downtown Pittsburgh to ring in the near year and Pittsburgh Police officers will be right there with them. The department said that the event will attract large crowds in many downtown areas on Dec. 31 as the Pittsburgh Cultural...

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Pittsburgh Police investigate anti-Semitic messages in Pittsburgh

Gage Goulding, News Editor
December 9, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Police department is investigating anti-Semitic messages that are being distributed around the city. Police issued a statement today saying that they are aware and are investigating the hate speech. Pamphlets are being delivered in several Pittsburgh...

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Pittsburgh Bureau of Police held two graduation ceremonies

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor
November 21, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Two graduation ceremonies were held by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Friday. Twenty-five recruits and six K9's graduated from the Pittsburgh police K9 training academy after a twelve-week training regime. The first ceremony was held at 9 a.m for the following...

Pittsburgh Public Safety urges safety during Light Up Night

Pittsburgh Public Safety urges safety during Light Up Night

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor
November 15, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Public Safety is asking all attendees to the city's annual Light Up Night to be safe and law-abiding. On Friday, Light Up Night will bring thousands of people from near and far to the cities Golden Triangle to officially start the holiday season, but...

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Pittsburgh Public Safety thanks the city

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager
November 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH — After the shooting at a Squirrel Hill synagogue on Oct. 27, officials in Pittsburgh Public Safety remain overwhelmed with the continuous support of the community. First responders in stations across the city have received numerous visitors who show their appreciation...

Pittsburgh FBI, S.W.A.T., police, paramedics, and Pennsylvania State Troopers were all at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh during a mass shooting October 27, 2018.

Names of officers injured in synagogue shooting released

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager
October 30, 2018

PITTSBURGH - The names of the six officers injured during the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue has been released. Police say that 46-year-old Robert Bowers entered the place of worship Saturday morning where he opened fire killing 11 people and injuring another...

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