June 14, 2022
Four environmental factors affect the amount of stress a worker faces in a hot work area: temperature, humidity, radiant heat (such as from the sun or a furnace) and air velocity. Here are some ways to detect whether you or someone you know is suffering from a heat-related illness and some tips to stay safe in the heat.
June 7, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh Police Department is looking to fill positions at several campuses, including Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Johnstown and Bradford.
June 1, 2022
Mark Waechter, a technician with the Integrated Security Department, has been named the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management's Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2022.
May 15, 2022
It's National Police Week and Pitt Police joined departments from other Allegheny County communities to honor our fallen brothers and sisters in blue. On Saturday, a convoy began at the Crescent Township Police Department and made its way to the Allegheny County Law Enforcement Memorial on the North Shore.
May 13, 2022
May 6, 2022
Tyrone Carter, a University of Pittsburgh Security Guard posted at Trees Hall, was recently profiled by The Pitt News in its Silhouette series, which features interesting people on campus. On May 5, a group of Pitt Police officers joined Ted Fritz, the Vice Chancellor of the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, and David DeJong, the Senior Vice Chancellor of Business and Operations, at Trees Hall to recognize Mr. Carter and his 16 years of service at the university.
May 6, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh Police Department joined other law enforcement and emergency agencies on Tuesday, May 10, in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Pennsylvania.
April 26, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh Police Department again teamed up with Pitt Sustainability to eliminate waste by collecting food and goods from students moving out for the summer. Bins for the Pitt Police-managed Most Wanted Food Drive and Pitt Sustainability's Clutter for a Cause were visible throughout campus to handle donations from April 27 to April 30.
April 26, 2022
Rick Troy worked his way from Pitt custodian to police officer, sergeant and lieutenant. After 40 years with the university, Troy is retiring to Austin, Texas.
April 6, 2022
The University of Pittsburgh Police Department continues to strengthen its ranks and announced four promotions, which took effect on April 3.
June 30, 2021
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management proudly awards, Lieutenant Daniel Dunn, as the Employee of the Quarter for the 2022 year.
June 29, 2021
Veolia Partners with the University of Pittsburgh to Promote Sustainability.
February 20, 2020
Commander Ellies appointed as Chair of the American Society of Industrial Security Pittsburgh Chapter, achieves Protection Professional Certification
The Amerian Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) Pittsburgh chapter has named Commander Shawn Ellies as the Chair of the local chapter, leading over 200 members. Additionally, Cmdr. Ellies is a...
November 6, 2019
July 19, 2019
This course teaches University employees life-saving options during an active killer event based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's theory of "Run-Hide-Fight."