Bill 2010-0234 WILL IMPROVE COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS Support the ‘Police Reporting and Accountability Bill’ #2010-0234 Attend the June 22nd City Council Standing Committee Meeting [City County Building - 414 Grant Street - @ 10am]! Councilman Burgess will be reintroducing the Bill 2010-0234. City residents may make a public comment up to 3 minutes in length. Sign [...]
WDUQ News—A Tuesday night hearing at the Shiloh Community Missionary Baptist Church in Homewood addressed upcoming legislation for more police transparency. Pittsburgh Councilman Ricky Burgess’ bill would establish policy for off-duty police, and compel the Pittsburgh Police Bureau to produce an annual report on the make-up of the police force; any legal action against police [...]
Bill Vidonic, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—More than a year after his altercation with Pittsburgh police, Jordan Miles still is undergoing counseling, his mother said Tuesday.
Bill Bidonic, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—Legislation proposed by Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess would require the police chief to issue an annual report outlining complaints and police incidents, and require officers to file a written report when they have to use excessive force or perform a strip search.