POLICE ISSUES AND INITIATIVES

 

 

You And The Police

 


Purpose Of This Page

1. To outline for people their legal rights when interacting and communicating with the police.

2. To inform people of their responsibilities and obligations any time they (or a family member/ friend) may have contact or involvement with police officers

3. To promote improved relations and understanding between members of the community and the police. 


B-PEP INITIATED BILLS & ORDINANCES

2010-107 CAMERAS

Enactment date: 7/27/2010
Effective date: 8/10/2010


Title: Ordinance amending the City Code at Title Six: Conduct, Article VIII: Privacy Policy for Public Security Camera Systems, by adding Chapter 652: Police Recording Devices.

2010-0108 PLACE ACCREDITATION

2010-0108 PLEAC ACCREDITATION
Enactment #: 558
Enactment date: 7/27/2010

Effective date: 8/10/2010

Title: Resolution supporting the Bureau of Police's progress in attaining PLEAC accreditation and requesting quarterly updates until said accreditation is achieved

ORDINANCE NO. 26

Introduced: 02/02/2010



Bill No: 2010-0109
Committee: Public Safety Services Committee
Status: Passed Finally

Sweeping Federal Review Could Affect Consent Decrees Nationwide

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of federal agreements with dozens of law enforcement agencies, an examination that reflects President Trump’s emphasis on law and order and could lead to a retreat on consent decrees with troubled police departments nationwide.

‘It Did Not Stick’: The First Federal Effort to Curb Police Abuse

Former NAACP Pittsburgh Branch President and Founder and CEO of the Black Political Empowerment Project is quoted as to the potential affects of a turning away from the Federal Consent Decrees.

Important Letters & Forms

Convicted Felon Brochure


Voting Rights of Convicted Felons, Convicted
Misdemeanants and Pretrial Detainees

Letter to Hon. District Attorney Stephen Zappala

From B-PEP to Hon. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala, March 1, 2016

Fair Chance Business Pledge

City Join in Signing the White House Fair Chance Business Pledge

POLICE - Progress Police Legislation 

An initiative in partnership with the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP).

Police - Education, Recruitment, Retention and Support Final Report on Res. 445

Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB) Report to Pittsburgh City Council, Resolution #445, October 17, 2002

Letter to Hon. District Attorney Stephen Zappala

From Tim Stevens, Chairman & CEO The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP)

Letter to Hon. Bill Peduto, Mayor

From Wendell Hissrich, Director Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety

SPA Recruitment Flyer 1

LEARN WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A PITTSBURGH POLICE OFFICER BY ATTENDING THE THE SARAH HEINZ HOUSE STUDENT POLICE ACADEMY!

SPA Registration Flyer 2

Join us for an opportunity to Train, Learn and Experience what it is like to be a Police Officer in a simulated Police Academy!

Student Info Sheets

CITY OF PITTSBURGH BUREAU OF POLICE STUDENT POLICE ACADEMY REGISTRATION FORM

Police Brochure

Brochure about what you should or should not do when you have an encounter with the police