Department of Public Safety

City officials take precautionary measures to keep residents safe, including opening of "warming" centers, safer garbage pick-up measures, and more

Extra step taken by Officer leads to arrest of man wanted in Alabama for murder.

posted 4/09/14 @ 4:59 pm

Two actors were arrested recently by a Zone 6 Police Officer and charged with possession of heroin and tampering with physical evidence.

posted 4/09/14 @ 4:57 pm

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad is investigating four bank robberies from mid-December 2013 through April 4 of this year. Pittsburgh Police believe the same man committed each robbery. Anyone with information regarding these robberies and the identity and whereabouts of the man in the photos is encouraged to call the Robbery Squad at 412-323-7151.

posted 4/09/14 @ 12:14 pm

Both rail lines are currently operable and the access roads to the tracks are clear of debris.

posted 4/09/14 @ 11:51 am

There will be road restrictions near PNC Park Tuesday, April 8 while a homeland security exercise takes place.

posted 4/07/14 @ 9:45 am

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

Mayor William Peduto says the time is right to reinstate Graffiti Task Force. The highly effective unit will help combat vandalism.

posted 4/04/14 @ 3:39 pm

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Robbery Squad is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man caught in surveillance video taken near a robbery of the Boulevard Motor Mart, 2230 Saw Mill Run Blvd., on Feb. 15, 2014.

posted 3/24/14 @ 2:32 pm

Acting Police Chief Regina McDonald and Public Safety Director Michael Huss report no major incidents during St. Patrick's Day celebration.

posted 3/16/14 @ 10:00 am

City of Pittsburgh Fire and EMS were called to a three-alarm fire this morning in the 5000 block of Alder Street in Shadyside. There was one female fatality. A special thanks to the Salvation Army.

posted 3/16/14 @ 8:29 am

St. Patrick's Day celebration will be safe & family friendly. Public Safety Director Huss outlines plans for street closures and law enforcement.

posted 3/15/14 @ 6:11 am

This Sunday, March 16, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire and Emergency Medical Services will participate in the 10-year memorial service in remembrance of a tragic five-alarm fire in which two fire fighters lost their lives and 29 others were injured in the Hill District.

posted 3/14/14 @ 6:52 pm

Do you have an upcoming special event? Please complete and submit an application, found on our Special Event Permit Application page.

posted 11/01/13 @ 3:08 pm

The City of Pittsburgh Disruptive Properties 2012 Annual Report has been released.

posted 7/11/13 @ 3:14 pm

The City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police 2012 Annual Report has been released.

posted 6/25/13 @ 12:00 pm
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