Activists criticize level of funding for Pittsburgh Police Department in 2021 budget proposal

By Amanda Waltz PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and his administration have received criticism from some advocates for what they say is prioritizing police funding over the needs of under-served communities, especially during a pandemic that has left many residents struggling. Activists believe there is too high an allocation towards the police department in the City … Continue reading Activists criticize level of funding for Pittsburgh Police Department in 2021 budget proposal