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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 this region, I am very...

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh's Bureau of Police Sergeant, John Fisher, has been assigned to the administrative branch with the position of commander. His promotion ceremony took place on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's Office Conference Room. Fisher was honored and congratulated by his fellow officers...

Pittsburgh officials discuss final 2018 crime statistics

Pittsburgh officials discuss final 2018 crime statistics

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

January 15, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Public Safety and Police Bureau officials gathered in the Mayor’s Conference Room on Monday to discuss the final 2018 crime statistics. Officials say that the numbers show progress. Homicides and shootings have decreased, but work still remains in Pittsburgh. "Every year since 2014,...

Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

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 Trust will host their...

City creates Public Safety Support Trust Fund

City creates Public Safety Support Trust Fund

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

November 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The City of Pittsburgh announced on Wednesday that it has created the Public Safety Support Trust Fund. With the authorization of the city controller, the City Council of Pittsburgh created the fund that will hold monetary donations in support of the Public Safety Department, said the...