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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Protestors hold up a sign that reads “People’s Justice for Jim Rogers” outside of the City-County Building in Downtown last Friday.

Protestors block City traffic to demand justice for the death of Jim Rogers

By Leanna Chae, Staff Writer November 15, 2021
In front of the City-County Building in Downtown Pittsburgh last Friday, dozens of people chanted "People's justice for Jim Rogers."
Opinion | What good are police?

Opinion | What good are police?

By Jack Troy, Assistant Opinions Editor October 19, 2021
Police departments would like you to think that they’re doing valuable work to make cities safer and when crimes do occur, they’re able to track down the suspects.
Woodland Hills Superintendent James Harris talked to reporters after the school board voted to retain school resource officers Thursday night, with a few changes made to their role. “This is a different Woodland Hills than the one from a few weeks ago,” Harris said. (Photo by Kieran Mclean | Contributing Writer)

Editorial: Boundaries necessary when employing school resource officers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board August 27, 2018
To create a safe environment free of brutality, there needs to be an enforced divide between students and school resource officers. Rather than consider them responsible for discipline, it would be better to call them security officers and set their main function as external security.
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