What to Do...
When Stopped by the Police


The basic materials in this segment were reproduced by the Allegheny County Chief's of Police Association with permission from Deputy Chief Ondra Berry of the Reno NV Police Department. The guidelines have been modified, when appropriate, to reflect the operations of the various MUNICIPAL Police Departments in Allegheny County. It is designed to encourage cooperation and improve relations between the police and the citizens that we serve in the culturally diverse communities of Allegheny County.

The information contained in this segment is for your information and assistance. If you should have any additional questions about what the police can and cannot do, please contact your local police department or the District Attorney's Office.

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The Allegheny County Chief's of Police Association

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Allegheny County Executive
Allegheny County District Attorney's Office
Fraternal Order of Police - Lodge #91
Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
United States Attorney's Office


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