Operations Department

The Operations Branch, under the command of Assistant Chief Anna Kudrav, includes six police zones as well as:

  • Special Deployment Division (SDD)
  • Traffic
  • Special Emergency Response Team (SERT)
  • Street Response Unit (SRU)
  • Collision Investigation Unit
  • Explosives Ordinance Disposal team
  • Tow Pound

Tow Pound

The Tow Pound is now privatized. McGann and Chester is the towing contractor for the City. McGann and Chester Towing
700 Hargrove StreetPittsburgh, PA 15226412-381-9400

Abandoned Cars

To report an abandoned car, call the Mayor's Office at 412-255-2621. Please be prepared to provide the location, description of the vehicle and license plate number.

Investigations Branch

The Investigations Branch investigates and solves crimes against persons and property.

This branch also includes...

  • Office of Family Violence and Missing Persons
  • Narcotics and Vice - which combats illegal drug manufacturing, distribution, sale and use.
Contact Information
Unit Phone
Auto Squad 412-323-7168
Arson Squad 412-782-7646
Burglary Squad 412-323-7155
Crime Stoppers 412-255-8477
Crime Unit 412-323-7131
Dignitary & Witness Security 412-323-7843
Firearms Tracking 412-323-7768
Forfeiture & Seizures 412-323-7761
Gang Task Force 412-323-7761
Homicide Squad 412-323-7161
Missing Persons 412-323-7141
Narcotics 412-323-7761
Night Felony Squad 412-323-7147
Nuisance Bar Task Force 412-323-7761
Nuisance Bar Hotline 412-323-7777
Pawn 412-323-7159
Robbery Squad 412-323-7151
Sex Assault/Family Violence 412-323-7141

Administration Branch

The Administration Branch includes:

  • Police Training Academy
  • Canine Officers
  • School Crossing Guards
  • Personnel & Finance
  • Support Services
  • Research and Special Events Planning.
Contact Information
Crime Analysis 412-323-7844
Personnel & Finance 412-323-7847
Property Room 412-323-7900
Records Room 412-255-2920
School Crossing Guards 412-665-3775
Special Events Planning 412-323-7825
Training Academy 412-665-3601
Warrant Office 412-255-8817