Pitt Police gather with others at the Allegheny County Law Enforcement Memorial on the North Shore.
May 15, 2022

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK: Pitt Police Honor Fallen Officers

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.

Pitt Security Guard Tyrone Carter at Trees Hall.
May 6, 2022

Pitt Security Guard recognized for his service

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.

Pitt Police carry the torch down Forbes Avenue past the Public Safety Building.
May 6, 2022

GALLERY: Pitt Police Carry the Torch for Special Olympics PA

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.

Pitt Police Most Wanted Food Drive Poster
April 26, 2022

Pitt Police hosts annual Most Wanted Food Drive

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. 

Pitt Police Lt. Rick Troy holds a Panther statue, which was given to him during a presentation by Bob Chamberlain, emergency director at the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.
April 26, 2022

After 40 years at Pitt, longtime police lieutenant heading West

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

Pitt Police Promote Four Officers

The University of Pittsburgh Police Department continues to strengthen its ranks and announced four promotions, which took effect on April 3.

June 30, 2021

Police Lt. Daniel Dunn named Employee of the Quarter

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 / Pitt Case Study

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...

July 19, 2019

Faculty and Staff Crisis Training

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."