The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Chief of Police Holly A. Lamb poses for a photo at her desk.

Holly Lamb promoted to chief of Pitt police following Loftus’ retirement

By Emma Hannan, Staff Writer February 13, 2024
Pitt police appointed Holly Lamb to chief of police following the retirement of James Loftus in December. 
Police blotter: Jan. 4 - Jan 9.

Police blotter: Jan. 4 – Jan 9.

By News Editors January 11, 2024
Pitt police reported public drunkenness, theft of a firearm and more in this week’s crime log.
An emergency blue light phone on campus.

Pitt to automatically enroll all students in ENS texts

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor January 11, 2024
All Pitt students on the Oakland campus will receive texts when an Emergency Notification System alert is sent out beginning Jan. 16.

Police Blotter: Oct. 11 – Oct. 17

By News Editors October 20, 2023
Pitt police reported a theft of a pool cue, criminal mischief and more in this week’s crime log.
Police Blotter: Oct. 4 - Oct. 10

Police Blotter: Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

By News Editors October 13, 2023
Pitt police reported an institutional vandalism, a theft of a scooter and more in this week’s crime log.
An emergency blue light phone on campus.

Pitt police lieutenant updates community on safety measures

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor September 19, 2023
From panic buttons to new trainings for ENS officials, lieutenant for the Pitt Police Bradley Kiefer emphasized the importance of listening to the community’s concerns and adapting policies as a result.
Police Blotter: September 7 - September 13

Police Blotter: September 7 – September 13

By News Editors September 14, 2023
Pitt police reported liquor law violations, a hit-and-run and more in this week’s crime log.
A panic button in the back of a classroom in the Cathedral of Learning.

Panic buttons installed in hundreds of classrooms across campus

By Kelly McPoyle, Staff Writer September 13, 2023

The installation of panic buttons in some classrooms is a “step in the right direction” to improving safety measures on campus, according to Sydney Greenway. “I just hope that that’s not the...

Pitt police issue crime alert after student assaulted in South Oakland

By Ryleigh Lord, News Editor September 6, 2023
Pitt police issued a crime alert after an alleged aggravated assault.
A protest outside OHara Student Center ahead of the Michael Knowles debate.

Police say ‘public safety emergency’ at O’Hara resolved after protest of Michael Knowles event

By Alexandra Ross and Rebecca Johnson April 18, 2023
Pitt police released an emergency notification alert Tuesday evening advising people to avoid O’Hara street as a “public safety emergency” developed in the area.
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