Pittsburgh City Council gives stamp of approval for police to work Trump inauguration

Pittsburgh City Council gives stamp of approval for police to work Trump inauguration

Officers from the Pittsburgh Police force will be heading to Washington, D.C. to help provide security for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next week after Pittsburgh City Council signed off on the measure Tuesday morning. 

Thirteen officers and two supervisors will travel to the nation’s capital where they will be sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshall’s to provide protection along the inauguration parade route on Friday, January 20. 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Council committee votes to provide funding for new city police training program

Pittsburgh City Council voted out legislation from the Public Safety Committee Wednesday afternoon that would provide funding for a new city police training program geared towards innovation, community relations, and policy. 

 

Bill 2016-0532 would allow a $430,000 grant from the Heinz Endowment to go towards police-community training at The LUMA Institute, an institution that works with design center thinking on a national level in downtown Pittsburgh.

Thursday, June 30, 2016/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
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