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Police Blotter: Nov. 12-Nov. 17

Police Blotter: Nov. 12-Nov. 17
November 20, 2020
Arrests, drug violations and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter: Nov. 5-Nov. 11

Police Blotter: Nov. 5-Nov. 11
November 13, 2020
Underage drinking, criminal mischief and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Police Blotter: Oct. 29-Nov. 4
November 6, 2020
A verbal domestic, public urination and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter: Oct. 22-28

Police Blotter: Oct. 22-28
October 30, 2020
Assaults, driving under the influence and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter Oct. 15 – Oct. 21

Police Blotter Oct. 15 - Oct. 21
October 22, 2020
Liquor law violations, drug violations and more in this week’s police blotter.

Large crowd, few masks at Schenley Park worship service

California-based Christian musician Sean Feucht hosted a worship service with about 200 people in Schenley Park this afternoon, where few attendees were wearing masks or social distancing.
October 19, 2020
California-based Christian musician Sean Feucht hosted a worship service Sunday evening at Schenley Park’s Flagstaff Hill that drew about 200 people. Few attendees of the “Let Us Worship” outdoor concert wore masks or were socially distanced.

Pitt police town hall addresses transparency, communication with students

A Pitt police town hall was held Thursday via Zoom.
October 19, 2020
Pitt police Chief James Loftus and Commander Eric Holmes, the chief of staff of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, participated in the event along with University administration and Pitt security subcontractor Allied Security. The Student Government Board, Student Affairs and the Black Senate organized the town hall.

Police blotter Oct. 8 – Oct. 14

Eric Macadangdang, president of the Student Government Board, said SGB plays an active role in redirecting the “enforcement responsibility” for COVID-19 rules from police to other outlets.
October 16, 2020
Criminal mischief, indecent assault and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter Oct. 1 – Oct. 7

Police Blotter Oct. 1 - Oct. 7
October 8, 2020
Liquor law violations, indecent assault and more in this week’s police blotter.

Peduto: Expanding, not defunding, is the future of Pittsburgh police

Peduto: Expanding, not defunding, is the future of Pittsburgh police
October 5, 2020
Mayor Bill Peduto said at a roundtable last Thursday that reforming the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police requires investing more in the police force rather than defunding it. No protest organizers were included as panelists at the event.
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