Department of Public Safety
Trick or Treat

Halloween is a festive night celebrated by both children and adults when the time honored tradition of trick-or-treating occurs. This year the City of Pittsburgh’s official trick-or-treating hours are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 31st. 

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.

PUBLIC SAFETY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS

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 psdsa@pittsburghpa.gov 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

Twice a year, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police sponsors an opportunity for members of the community to become closely acquainted with the roles and responsibilities of the Police Bureau. 

posted 12/11/14 @ 11:20 am

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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