CPRB Blog

City of Pittsburgh declares December 22, 2014 to be “Elizabeth Pittinger Day”

December 22nd, 2014

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby recognize, congratulate, and humbly thank Elizabeth Pittinger for her more than 20 years of dedicated service with the Commission on Human Relations, allowing us to pull on her wisdom, knowledge and experience for the betterment of the Commission and the people of Pittsburgh. We wish her peace, prosperity and good success throughout her life.

Seeking recommendations for Mayor-elect Bill Peduto

November 15th, 2013

The Honorable Bill Peduto will be inaugurated as the 59th Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh on January 6, 2014. The Mayor-elect has established eight transition teams, each charged with devising recommendations designed to enhance the functioning of City government. During this transition time, the Independent Citizen Police Review Board invites you to leave comments specific to improving relations between the community and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. Your comments and suggestions will help us compile recommendations for the Mayor-elect, assist with our planning of a summit on Community/Police relations and generally provide the CPRB with advice.

Introducing CPRB’s new website

September 27th, 2012

The Independent Citizen Police Review Board in the City of Pittsburgh, PA, was established by a referendum amendment to the Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter on May 20, 1997. Since the inaugural Board convened in December 1997, the Independent Citizen Police Review Board has promoted responsible citizenship and professional law enforcement through mutual accountability. This site is intended to be a resource for people interested in relations between civilians and police, contemporary issues related to law enforcement and the operations of the Pittsburgh Independent Citizen Police Review Board. Please have a look around and let us know how we can improve.