Department of Public Safety
Did you know that more than 90% of car seats are incorrectly used?

Schedule your FREE child passenger safety inspection with the Pittsburgh EMS Training Division, 22nd St. @ Liberty Ave. Appointments are available Mondays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Call 412-255-2450.

Smoke Detectors

Keep your family safe!

You could be eligible for a FREE smoke detector.

The next session of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Citizen's Police Academy will begin on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. This session will be held at The Sarah Heinz House, 1 Heinz Street, in the East Allegheny neighborhood of the Northside. The program will be held each Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. for 15 weeks. Class size is limited to 30 participants. Get your application here. Deadline is September 9.

posted 7/21/17 @ 2:43 pm

By joining the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police's Park, Clear & Lock It Challenge, you can reduce the odds that your car will be targeted by thieves. The social media campaign is an educational effort that draws attention to some preventative measures meant for everyone who drives a car. Follow the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Facebook and Twitter and let us know that you've accepted the challenge.

posted 7/17/17 @ 1:59 pm

Have you encountered a Police Officer, Firefighter, Paramedic, or Animal Care and Control Officer who acted above and beyond the call of duty within the past 30 days? Nominate them for the Public Safety Distinguished Service Award! E-mail with their name(s) if known, along with as much detail as possible, including the date, concerning the good deed.  You may also download and submit the document linked here.

Award winners will be recognized biannually by Mayor William Peduto and Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich in a ceremony that will be aired on the City of Pittsburgh Cable Bureau.

posted 10/28/16 @ 9:00 am

During the White House Frontiers Conference held here in Pittsburgh on Oct. 13, Mayor William Peduto announced that the Bureau of Police is joining the White House-led Police Data Initiative. In line with that, the Bureau of Police is releasing a new report detailing the use force from 2010 through 2015. 

posted 10/13/16 @ 4:39 pm

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

The City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police 2013 Annual Report has been released.

posted 6/25/13 @ 12:00 pm
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