Archives for 2004

CPRB Case Review Agenda, December 7th, 2004

CROSSING THE LINE? Interim Report of Allegations Received in 2004 (until September 30th, 2004)

September 30th, 2004

This report reflects all allegations of police misconduct received by the Citizen Police Review Board during the period of January 1, 2004 through September 30, 2004. The reviewer is advised that this material represents the nature and number of allegations received and does not represent any finding of misconduct against any Pittsburgh Police Officer. The information contained herein is extracted from CPRB Intake records and is current through September 30, 2004. Beyond noting that the allegations received thus far in 2004 have exceeded the total number of allegations received in 2003 (635), this report offers no further interpretation or analysis.

CPRB Case Review Agenda, September 28th, 2004

Settlement Agreement for City Compliance with Subpoenas

August 12th, 2004

“And now, this 12 day of August, 2004, upon this case being remanded from the matter filed in Commonwealth Court at No. 255 CD 2004, it is ADJUDGED, ORDERED and DECREED that the parties have agreed to amicably resolve this litigation through adoption of the within Settlement Agreement.”

Court opinion on whether police officers should be compelled by the City to testify before the CPRB

July 21st, 2004

“And now, this 21st day of July, 2004, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is hereby DENIED.”

CPRB Case Review Agenda, June 22nd, 2004

CPRB Case Review Agenda, May 25th, 2004

CPRB Case Review Agenda, April 27th, 2004

Briefing on TASER Deployment

April 2nd, 2004

The briefing was compiled from a review of various articles, research papers, manufacturer documentation, human rights papers and medical reviews. Less lethal technologies seek to provide alternative tools to police, not replace traditional defensive weapons or eliminate police use of lethal weapons and tactics. They are designed to debilitate or incapacitate human or animal life forms with minimal or no collateral damage. These tools are designed to give a tactical advantage to police.

Response to Mental Health Crises and Citizens with Disabilities

April 1st, 2004

Suggestions to the Pittsburgh Police regarding response to people with mental illness, emotional disturbance and individuals with other incapacitating disabilities.