March 15, 2020

Public Source: Why municipal fragmentation makes the wider Pittsburgh region especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic

"So what can we do? In the short term, we should focus on scaling up existing platforms for regional coordination across municipalities, like The Congress of Neighboring Communities (CONNECT)."

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January 25, 2020

Post Gazette: Hand-offs, not handcuffs: National program for nonviolent criminals may soon be coming to Pittsburgh

If officers are trained, motivated, and provided with “a streamlined process” that emphasizes rehabilitation over punishment, many of them will choose that route, [Cmdr Christopher Ragland] said.