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SGB, Black Senate leaders form student-run Pitt police advisory panel

Members of the Black Senate and Student Government Board have been meeting regularly with Pitt police to work on issues of accountability and transparency in the Pitt police department.
November 18, 2020
A student-run “police advisory body” became an official subcommittee of the long-standing Chancellor’s Public Safety Advisory Council this week, according to Student Government Board member Kathryn Fleisher.

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.

‘No bigger elephant in the room’: SGB addresses recent spike in COVID-19 cases

SGB president Eric Macadangdang addressed the most recent round of COVID-19 case numbers published by the University on Monday, showing 74 new confirmed cases over the weekend, at Tuesday night’s meeting.
November 11, 2020
Aside from its COVID-19 discussion, SGB introduced a new bill and a new resolution. Board members also discussed initiatives to improve student worker compensation and dining services on campus.

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.

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.

Police Blotter Sept. 24- Sept. 30

Police Blotter Sept. 24- Sept. 30
October 2, 2020
Robbery, fraud and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police Blotter Sept. 17 – Sept. 23

Police Blotter Sept. 17 - Sept. 23
September 24, 2020
Underage drinking, theft and more in this week’s police blotter.

Police blotter Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

Police blotter Sept. 10 - Sept. 16
September 17, 2020
Burglary, liquor law violations, criminal mischief and more in this week’s police blotter.
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