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Woman arrested, dog shot in Allentown

While responding to a call of people shooting paintballs in Allentown, Zone 3 officers noticed a woman with a warrant for her arrest on Saturday, Aug. 8. The woman became combative... — Updated 8/17/2020


SWAT call in Carrick

Pittsburgh Police responded to E. Agnew Street in Carrick on August 6 for a call of a dispute. The Zone 3 officers were met by a man who stated his neighbor pulled out a firearm... — Updated 8/10/2020


Police find male gunshot victim in Arlington after Shotspotter alert

Pittsburgh Police were sent to the 2200 block of Fort Hill Street for a Shotspotter alert around 1 p.m. on July 30. The responding Zone 3 officers initially found no evidence on... — Updated 7/30/2020


City's pre-arrest diversion program for low-level crimes will begin in Zone 1

The City of Pittsburgh and CONNECT have been awarded funds to develop and implement a public health-focused, pre-arrest diversion program for people who commit low-level crimes... — Updated 7/29/2020


Suspect identified in shooting of man on Knox Avenue

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for multiple rounds fired in the 80 block of Knox Avenue, followed by 911 calls for a person shot, just after 1 a.m.... — Updated 7/23/2020


Police seek help in locating missing man

Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 78-year-old man. Willis Morris was last seen July 16. He is described as 5 feet 9... — Updated 7/21/2020


Police ask for help finding missing man

Detectives with the Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit are asking for the public's assistance to help find a missing 27-year-old man. Nicholas "Niko" McPherson is described as... — Updated 7/9/2020


July 4 is busy for task force

On July 4, the Pittsburgh Fireworks Taskforce, with investigators from Pittsburgh police and fire departments, responded to 131 complaint calls regarding fireworks. After midnight... — Updated 7/6/2020


Police investigate Saturday shooting on Mt. Washington

Pittsburgh police are investigating the shooting of a Mt. Washington man on Saturday night. Zone 3 police responded to a report of a man shot in the 100 block of Wyoming street... — Updated 7/1/2020


Man shot and killed on Brownsville Road

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and Mt. Oliver Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert on the 700 block of Brownsville Road around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 11. Officers found a man... — Updated 5/13/2020


Vehicle crashes into W. Warrington Ave. building

Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a report of a vehicle into a building in the 600 block of W. Warrington Avenue around 2 p.m. on May 2 When first responders arrived,... — Updated 5/5/2020


Police investigate shooting in the South Side Slopes

Police officers from Zone 3 responded to a Shotspotter alert for the 1400 block of Eleanor Street around 1 p.m. on Monday, April 27. Zone 3 officers came upon a man near the... — Updated 4/28/2020


Two shot on Arlington Avenue

Pittsburgh Police officers responded to a Shotspotter alert Monday, April 6 around 11:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of Arlington Avenue. Officers from Zone 3 responding to the alert... — Updated 4/7/2020


Pittsburgh Police receive grant to support trauma responsiveness in the field

The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has received a donation from Allegheny Health Network (AHN) to provide city officers with life-saving hemostatic gauze, bolstering preparedness in response to traumatic injuries in the field.... — Updated 2/10/2020


Crime rate drops in city

The City of Pittsburgh saw significant reductions in several key crime categories in 2019, most notably in homicides. Police officials credited the reductions to several factors, including excellent police work, a focus on... — Updated 2/4/2020


Crime rate drops over past five years in city

Crime rates dropped in Pittsburgh over the first quarter of the year, according to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police's Crime Analysis Unit. Overall, Pittsburgh saw a 7 percent... — Updated 5/9/2019


Trio arrested on bank robbery charges

A coordinated effort by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, the Allegheny County Sherriff's Office and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force has resulted in the arrest of three people on... — Updated 11/19/2018


Tarue Davis arrested for homicide in fatal shooting

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Homicide Detectives have arrested Tarue Davis, 18, in connection with a fatal shooting at a convenience store along Brownsville Road.  Davis now faces... — Updated 11/19/2018


Mount Oliver home invasion ends in the death of an armed intruder

Mt. Oliver Police and paramedics were dispatched to an address in the 100 block of Sherman Avenue at approximately 5:17 a.m. on November 1 in response to a 9-1-1 call about a home invasion/burglary in progress. There they found... — Updated 11/7/2018


Police seek South Side bank robber

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Violent Crimes Unit and Major Crimes Unit detectives are asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspected bank robber. The suspect, identified... — Updated 10/29/2018


Beltzhoover man arrested over the weekend for Mt. Washington robbery

Zone 3 officers responded to a call Saturday night, Aug. 25, around 9 p.m., of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue in Mt. Washington. Police... — Updated 8/29/2018


Zone 3 community crime alerts for August 13-19

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 13 - 19. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Burglary – 400... — Updated 8/24/2018


Zone 3 Part 1 Crimes for August 6-12

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: August 6-12. Duquesne Heights (1911) - NTR (nothing to report). Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Theft – 400 blk.... — Updated 8/15/2018


Zone 3 community crime alerts for July 9-15

The following are the Part I crimes for the week of: July 9-15, 2018. Duquesne Heights (1911) Mt. Washington (1903, 1914, 1915, 1807) Stolen vehicle – Volk Rd & Kearsarge St.... — Updated 7/18/2018


Arrest made in Mount Oliver bank robbery

Mount Oliver Police responded to a robbery at the Northwest Savings Bank on Brownsville Road on May 30, at approximately 3 p.m. The Mount Oliver Police requested the assistance of... — Updated 5/31/2018


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