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File #: 2010-0712    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 7/6/2010 In control: Committee on Public Safety Services
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six: Conduct, Article VI: Citizen Police Review Board, by making various changes to clarify the process.
Sponsors: Douglas Shields
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2010-0712.doc
Title
Ordinance amending and supplementing the Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six: Conduct, Article VI: Citizen Police Review Board, by making various changes to clarify the process.

Body
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh City Code, Title Six: Conduct, Article VI: Citizen Police Review Board by is hereby amended and supplemented, as follows:

ARTICLE VI: CITIZEN POLICE REVIEW BOARD

CHAPTER 661: FINDING AND POLICY
§ 661.01 Definitions
§ 661.02 Legislative findings
§ 661.03 Declaration of policy

§ 661.01 DEFINITIONS.
(a) MISCONDUCT. As used in this Article is defined to mean and include any alleged improper or illegal acts, omissions or decisions directly affecting the person or property of a natural person by reason of:
(1) A violation of any general, standing or special orders or guidelines of the Police Bureau or the Department of Public Safety; or
(2) A violation of any federal law, state law or the Pittsburgh Code;
(3) Any act otherwise evidencing improper or unbecoming conduct by a police officer employed by the City of Pittsburgh.
(b) BOARD. As used in this Article is defined to mean the Citizen Police Review Board established pursuant to sections 228230 of the City of Pittsburgh Home Rule Charter.
(c) DAY(s). As used in this Article means calendar day(s).
(c) (d) DIVERSITY. As used in this Article is defined to mean the rich mixture of people who inhabit the City of Pittsburgh in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, age, handicap, disability, and economic status.
(Ord. 29-1997, eff. 8-15-97)
(d) (e) LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL. As used in this Article shall include, but not be limited to, police officers employed by any local, state or federal governmental entity, including municipal authorities, sheriffs or sheriffs deputies, agents of the Federal Bureau ...

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