Residents of Pittsburgh, PA will soon notice an increased police presence on city streets. That’s because lawmakers recently approved a community policing initiative that will place additional patrol officers on the street during the day and at night.
NFL player Darrelle Revis avoided jail when a Pittsburgh judge dismissed aggravated assault charges against him. Revis was arrested and charged with assault after he was allegedly involved in a violent fight outside a local Pittsburgh business.
Pennsylvania DUI laws do not discriminate. Anyone who is over the legal limit in PA can be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and face severe penalties. That’s because drunk driving is a criminal offense in Pennsylvania.
The prescription drug epidemic is wreaking havoc on law enforcement efforts in Western Pennsylvania. For instance, Allegheny County authorities are struggling to process evidence in drug cases because the country’s crime lab has been overwhelmed as police officers seize more and more controlled dangerous substances.