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Police Blotter Oct. 15 – Oct. 21

Police Blotter Oct. 15 - Oct. 21

By News Editors

October 23, 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.

By Rebecca Johnson and Jon Moss

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.

By Thea Barrett, Staff Writer

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. 1 – Oct. 7

Police Blotter Oct. 1 - Oct. 7

By News Editors

October 9, 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

By Rebecca Johnson and India Krug

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.

Police Blotter Aug. 20-26

Police Blotter Aug. 20-26

By News Editors

August 27, 2020

A drug violation, theft and a criminal mischief in this week’s police blotter.

Pitt students, faculty express concerns over City arrest in unmarked van

Plainclothes police in an unmarked van arrested Matthew Cartier, a protest marshal helping to clear traffic for the Black Lives Matter march through Oakland, outside of Pitt’s Barco Law Building last Saturday.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

August 21, 2020

For Eric Macadangdang, the arrest of a protest marshal by City police officers outside Pitt’s Barco Law Building last Saturday is a safety concern for all Pitt students.

Rosfeld wrongful termination lawsuit dismissed

U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said there was no evidence to suggest Rosfeld's resignation was coerced under duress.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

August 12, 2020

Rosfeld filed a civil complaint in January against the University, Pitt police Chief James Loftus and Kathy Humphrey, the senior vice chancellor for engagement, for allegedly violating his due process rights and the 14th Amendment in his Jan. 18, 2018 termination.

Police blotter: April 9 – April 15

U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said there was no evidence to suggest Rosfeld's resignation was coerced under duress.

By News Editors

April 16, 2020

The Pitt News collates and publishes the Pitt police’s media crime log on a weekly basis.

Police blotter: March 4 – March 18

U.S. District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said there was no evidence to suggest Rosfeld's resignation was coerced under duress.

By News Editors

March 19, 2020

Arrests, thefts, conduct referrals, City police reports and more in this week's Police Blotter.

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