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Police officer acquitted on 5 of 6 counts from October incident

A 47-year-old white police officer allegedly harassed two black Pitt students near Fifth Avenue and Atwood Street.

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2019

A 47-year-old white police officer was found guilty in a non-jury trial Monday on one of the six charges.

What you missed this summer: tuition hikes, union developments, Ethan Kozak

 Pitt’s Board of Trustees met in July to approve a tuition increase for the 2019-20 academic year.

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

August 19, 2019

We’ve rounded up a few of the summer’s biggest headlines, in case you missed them.

Police officer faces trial after allegedly assaulting, harassing Pitt students

Telmar Palmer was charged Sept. 1 with invasion of privacy and attempted indecent assault.

By Jon Moss, News Editor

July 31, 2019

A 47-year-old white police officer will be on trial Thursday facing six criminal charges, including two counts each of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct resulting from a previously unreported off-duty incident last October involving two unarmed black Pitt students.

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