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Opinion | Our police deserve better mental health care

Opinion | Our police deserve better mental health care

By Jeremy Wang, Assistant Opinions Editor

April 2, 2019

Police in America faced a deadly year in 2018 with 144 line of duty deaths. Far less attention is paid to police suicides, which are just as deadly.

Shapiro speaks on safety

Shapiro speaks on safety

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

August 30, 2018

Shapiro addressed four major areas in the report — global recommendations, sexual assault, mental health and drug and alcohol.

DA, Pitt, UPMC unveil new surveillance cameras

DA, Pitt, UPMC unveil new surveillance cameras

By Grant Burgman, News Editor

August 29, 2018

After Pitt student Alina Sheykhet was found dead in her apartment last October, investigators found their biggest lead in private surveillance footage from a local pizza shop — and in the 10 months since, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office, in partnership with Pitt and UPMC, has install...

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