Criminal Justice

What you need to know about the Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board 2020 ballot...

Here's what you need to know about this crucial ballot question facing Pittsburgh residents this voting season

Philly sues again to overturn state ban on local firearm regulations

“In all of 2019, 22 soldiers died in Afghanistan,” one official said. “Twenty-two — that’s a bad weekend in the city of Philadelphia.”

Tough or smart on crime? The paradox of criminal justice reform | Fletcher McClellan...

Following widespread protests this year over the police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, the presidential candidates accused each other of being both too soft and too hard on crime.

Philly summit will highlight impact of mass incarceration on communities

“We may use our voices differently, nonetheless all of our voices are necessary to begin to eradicate the current system and start anew,” an organizer said.

Who should speak for crime victims in Pennsylvania? The move to oust the state...

A bill before the General Assembly would require the victim's advocate to have a law degree, disqualifying the woman who now holds the job.

Philly treasurer facing fraud charges, U.S. Attorney says

Christian Dunbar was fired after he was arrested Friday on multiple federal charges that he bilked his former bank clients out of $15,000 and used a sham marriage to obtain U.S. citizenship.

Call of Duty: Mental health workers have a key role during police interactions |...

The city of Harrisburg and surrounding cities have been hit with hardships involving its citizens and police that have left many wanting to address law enforcement’s role in addressing mental health issues from the citizens they serve.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Here’s how to Be SMART about saving lives...

Approximately 4.6 million children in the U.S. live in a household with at least one gun that is stored both loaded and unlocked. And the consequences can be fatal for young people.

Legalizing recreational cannabis will open a Pandora’s box of problems for law enforcement |...

Legalization poses significant challenges for law enforcement resulting from the unanticipated consequences it has on public safety.

Report: Pa. ranks 4th nationwide in human trafficking prosecutions | Tuesday Morning Coffee

Pa. had 37 active criminal cases in federal court in 2019, the new, state-by-state analysis concludes.