Continue McLay’s good work

November 16, 2016 When Mayor Bill Peduto hired former police Chief Cameron McLay two years ago, it had been just a couple of short months since the killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York City. Across the nation, people were waking up...

Tony Norman: Confronting ‘the psychology of bias’ without fear

July 26, 2016 Last Thursday, Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay did something extraordinary at St. James AME Church. Speaking before a gathering of faith leaders we assembled, Chief McLay spoke with the honesty and bluntness that has characterized his nearly...

Faith leaders call for community dialogue on racism, policing, equity

In response to the police shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota and Dallas, faith leaders from around the country are starting a dialogue about racial disparities and what it means to be a person of color in America. We’ll hear more on the community conversation...

City, faith leaders meet in response to Dallas shootings

July 12, 2016 The fatal shooting of several police officers last week in Dallas prompted Pittsburgh officials to come together to talk about building better relationships between police and the community. The Dallas shooting is a call for action for everyone,...