CITY OF PITTSBURGH BUREAU OF POLICE
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The Community Safety Website is a tool to improve the Police Bureau's community-oriented policing approach by providing an easy and organized way for citizens to report crimes and stay on top of the public safety issues in their neighborhoods.
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The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is participating with the Allegheny County District Attorney on a Medication Collection and Disposal Program.  The program provides a safe location for citizens to properly dispose of unused prescription and over the counter medications.  The program reduces the accidental or intentional misuse of medication and provides an environmentally safe way to dispose of medication.  Read more...

posted 4/07/14 @ 9:00 am

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:17 p.m., Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Canine Officer Rocco succumbed to injuries sustained in the Line of Duty on January 28, 2014.

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posted 1/31/14 @ 11:00 pm

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has partnered with the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) to pilot a litterbug hotline campaign to enable citizens to report incidences of trash or litter being tossed from vehicles onto the streets of Pittsburgh.  

posted 11/04/13 @ 1:31 pm

The City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police 2013 Annual Report has been released.

posted 6/25/13 @ 12:00 pm

Thieves look for opportunities to steal items from vehicles in large unattended parking lots, parking garages, during concerts/sporting events on secluded streets and at public “Park and Ride” lots. Don’t be a Victim!

posted 8/17/12 @ 8:27 am
Right to Know

Please note that reports and investigative records generated by, or in the possession of,  the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police ARE NOT subject to public access under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law (RTKL), 65 P.S. §67.101 et seq.  

However, the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police will provide Offense Reports (i.e. police blotter, or "2.0 Reports"), to the public for a minimal cost.  "Offense Reports" typically identify the offense, time and date of occurrence, time and date the incident was reported, location of the incident and the name of the Officers who responded to the call with a brief narrative regarding the call for service.

To obtain Offense Reports, you must go in person to the Municipal Courts Building located at the following address:

Municipal Courts Building
650 First Ave, 3rd Floor 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 

Alternatively, you may view Offense Reports at Bureau of Police locations in the respective Police Zones in which the alleged offenses occurred.  Click here to view a map of the City's Police Zones.

To learn more about viewing or obtaining offense reports and what information is contained in them, you may call the Bureau of Police at 412-255-8817 or 412-255-2920.

Click here to learn more about the City of Pittsburgh's Right to Know Policy.

posted 1/17/12 @ 4:50 pm
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