PUBLIC SAFETY CONTACTS
Please be advised that many of our staff are currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recommend contacting us via email to ensure a prompt response

Public Safety Contacts

Office of the Director

Wendell D. Hissrich, Public Safety Director

Zoë Burch, Executive Assistant

Keeley Tague, Administrative Specialist

Operations

Lee Schmidt, Assistant Director, Operations

  • lee.schmidt@pittsburghpa.gov
  • (412)-255-8973

Community Affairs

Shatara Murphy, Assistant Director, Community Affairs

Jay Gilmer, STOP the Violence Coordinator

Ian Reynolds, Disruptive Properties Coordinator

 John Tokarski, SaferTogether Coordinator

 

Finance & Administration

Anthony Landolina, Assistant Director, Finance & Administration

John Warren, Manager of Support Services

Charles Showers, Finance Administrator

 

Public Information Office

NOTE: All media inquiries should be sent to pio@pittsburghpa.gov. Failure to do so could result in delayed response. During non-business hours (overnight and weekends), PIOs will appear on scene for all major incidents and post alerts and updates to Public Safety social media and to the Media Blotter. Inquiries sent during off hours will be reviewed when regular business hours resume.

Chris Togneri, Public Information Officer

Cara Cruz, Deputy Public Information Officer

Maurice Matthews II, Assistant Public Information Officer

Tricia Adamczyk, Social Media Specialist

 

Nighttime Economy

Allison Harnden, Nighttime Economy Manager

Emily Embrey, Nighttime Economy Coordinator

 

Technology

Daniel Shak, Technology Manager

 

Victim Assistance Services

Dana Bleasdale, Victim Assistance Coordinator

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