Police Zone 2

Group photo of Zone 2 constituents and officers.

Zone 2 Cares

Connecting the Police and the Community

Numbers to Know


Emergency Services
Police, EMS, Fire


Emergency Services
Talk with a resource specialist for free


Non-Emergency Services
Find information about services, make complaints, or report problems.


Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources


Zone 2 Monthly Crime Statistics (May 2024)

Reports Arrests Homicide Aggravated Assault Arson Burglary Sex Assault Robbery Theft
1398 193 1 18 1 5 5 15 97


Zone 2 Yearly Crime Statistics (1/1/2024 - 5/31/2024)

Reports Arrests Homicide Aggravated Assault Arson Burglary Sex Assault Robbery Theft
1988 952 3 72 3 49 28 51 318


Community Alerts and Upcoming Events

It’s that time of year again! Time to register your National Night Out event! Registration will begin on May 28th and run through July 26. We hope to see you there!






Nothing to report at this time.


Get to Know Your Offciers

Zone 2 | Commander Timothy Novosel | 2000 Center Ave. | (412) 255-2827

AM Shift: Lt. Vacant

PM Shift: Lt. C. Sedlak

AM Shift: Lt. Vacant

PM Shift: Lt. C. Sedlak

AM Shift: Lt. Vacant

PM Shift: Lt. C. Sedlak

AM Shift: Lt. R. Monticelli  robert.monticelli@pittsburghpa.gov

  • Sgt. D. Baker dennis.baker@pittsburghpa.gov
  • Officer D. Maggio
  • Officer G. Safran
  • Officer J. Hoch
  • Officer Y. Almusawi
  • Officer T. Tabisz
  • Officer E. Chsney
  • Officer J. Verbitsky 
  • Officer C. Vissichelli

PM Shift: Lt. Vacant

  • Sgt. R. Davis ryan.davis@pittsburghpa.gov
  • Officer T. Pashel
  • Officer B. Reap
  • Officer M. Alston
  • Officer K. Kisow
  • Officer J. Battiste
  • Officer A. Franks
  • Officer A. Morrison



Community Resources and Groups

Zone 2 Police Department
The Zone 2 Police Department Homepage

File a Police Report
Police reports can be filed by calling 911 or by visiting the Zone 1 Police Department.

Access Domestic Violence Resources
Resources are available to support victims of abuse.

Apply to become a Police Officer
The City of Pittsburgh is accepting applications for the Police Officer position. Apply today!

Find your neighborhood Block Watch
Search for Block Watch Groups in your area.

Megan’s Law Electronic Notification System
Sign up to receive email for the individuals currently registered with the Pennsylvania State Police as active sexual offenders pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law.

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

President & CEO: Jeremy Waldurp

Phone:  412-566-4190

Email: PDP@DowntownPittsburgh.com

Website: Downtown Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Facebook: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership | Pittsburgh PA | Facebook

Twitter:  Downtown Pittsburgh (@DowntownPitt) / X (twitter.com)

Instagram: Downtown Pittsburgh (@downtownpitt) • Instagram photos and videos

Meetings: The Clean & Safe meeting occurs every second Wednesday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

In-Person/Virtual/Hybrid: Hybrid. Contact us.

In-Person Meeting location: Contact Us

About the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Formed by Downtown businesses, professionals, civic organizations, foundations, and residents, the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) is a non-profit community development organization that develops and implements innovative programs and initiatives to enhance the Downtown neighborhood, cultivate a vibrant residential population, and stimulate a diverse retail community. We also promote and market this great urban center to millions of people as the region’s premier destination to do business, to call home, or to visit for the best in shopping, dining, and entertainment. The PDP stands as staunch advocates for all those who make Downtown part of their lives—from businesses to workers to residents and visitors.

Zone 2 Public Safety Council  

President: Gale Felton

Address: 2283 Somers Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Email: Zone2.publicsafetycommittee@gmail.com

Facebook: Zone 2 Public Safety Council | Facebook

Meetings: The Zone 2 Public Safety Council Meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 PM.

Meeting Location: Bedford Hope Envision Center 2305 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Zone 2 Public Safety Council (PSC2) is a resident-driven, public safety group whose mission is to enhance the safety and quality of life for residents and businesses within the zone. Meetings are open to all who live or work in Police Zone 2

Uptown Partners of Pittsburgh

Executive Director: Dr. Brittany McDonald

Address: 544 Miltenberger St. Pittsburgh, Pa 15219.

Phone: (412)-522-7437

Email: Info@uptownpartners.org

Website: https://www.uptownpartners.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uptownpartnersofpittsburgh

Linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/uptown-partners-of-pittsburgh

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uptownpartners/

Meetings: Held quarterly, contact us.

In-Person/Virtual/Hybrid: Virtual. Contact us.

In-Person Meeting Location: 544 Miltenberger St. Pittsburgh, Pa 15219

Uptown Partners of Pittsburgh (UP) was founded in 2007 as a non-profit organization of residents, institutions, business owners and other concerned stakeholders to improve community quality of life — and to collaboratively create a vision and pathway for Uptown's much-needed revitalization.

We achieve our goals by pursuing an action plan that: ensures the development of a clean, safe, green, and equitable neighborhood; rebuilds a mixed-income population by reclaiming vacant, blighted properties and encouraging new residential development; attracts new neighborhood retail and commercial business, while supporting existing business owners; fosters green, quality design in all development projects; and creates a healthy environment where the arts flourish and are integrated into the urban landscape.

Lawrenceville United

Executive Director: Dave Breingan

Address: 118 52nd St. Suite 2026 Pittsburgh Pa. 15201

Phone: (412) 802-7220

Email: info@LUnited.org

Website: https://www.lunited.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LawrencevilleUnited

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lvilleunited

Meetings: The Public Safety Action Team Meeting is held bi-monthly, contact us.

In-Person/Virtual/Hybrid: Hybrid. Contact us.

In-Person Meeting Location: Contact us.

Lawrenceville United hosts a bi-monthly meeting with agencies from various social services and safety agencies; including the Department of Public Safety, Zone 2 Police Department, City Council District 7, Permits Licenses and Inspections, Disruptive Properties, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, the Mayor's Office, and more.

The Public Safety Action Team outlines reoccurring issues and strategies in the Lawrenceville community and identify steps to improve or eradicate them. These issues can range from severely blighted and neglected properties to habitual law and code violations to nuisance properties.

Strip District Neighbors

President: Pamela Austin

Email: info@sdnpgh.org

Website: https://www.stripdistrictneighbors.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StripDistrict/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stripdistrictneighbors/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stripdistrict

Meetings: Strip District Neighbor Town Hall occurs quarterly, contact us for dates, times, & location.

In-Person/Virtual/Hybrid: TBD. Contact us.

In-Person Meeting Location: TBD. Contact us.

Strip District Neighbors is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting economic development and high quality of life while preserving and enhancing the integrity and character of the strip district neighborhood.

Polish Hill Civic Association

President: Colleen Shuda

Address: 3060 Brereton St. Pittsburgh Pa. 15219

Phone: (412) 681-1950

Email: phca@phcapgh.org

Website: https://www.polishhillcivicassociation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/phca.pittsburgh

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/polishhillcivic/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stripdistrict

Meetings: Strip District Neighbor Town Hall occurs quarterly, contact us for dates, times, & location.

In-Person/Virtual/Hybrid: Community Meetings are (typically) the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at West Penn Rec Center. We usually take off July and August.

In-Person Meeting Location: West Penn Rec Center 450 30th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

The PHCA's mission is to respect and preserve the sense of community in Polish Hill while promoting economic and housing development opportunities, and improving the quality of life for our community.

The Polish Hill Civic Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in September 1969. We are an all-volunteer organization and one of the oldest community-based groups in Pittsburgh.


Our Community

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Officer standing with child and adult.
Officer standing with neighbors in group photo.
Officer drawing on planning board with neighbors.