Callers may make anonymous reports.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The U.S. Attorney's office in Pittsburgh has set up a telephone hotline for citizens who wish to report suspected corruption in public education districts and entities. Potential abuses include misuse of federal funds, spending irregularities, corruption in contract or bidding processes, theft or embezzlement of district funds, and bribery, kickbacks or other forms of collusion with outside vendors, U.S. Attorney David J.Hickton said. The phone line number is 412-894-7515. Callers may make anonymous reports. Once reported, potential abuses will be investigated by the U.S. Attorney's office and appropriate law enforcement agencies. “Uncovering and eliminating school fraud is a priority of the Department of Justice and of our office because …
U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton is among the speakers discussing violent crime and gang activity.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Hundreds of law enforcement members, school administrators, human service professionals, and community leaders from Western Pennsylvania will meet Wednesday to discuss violent crime and gang activity during the sixth annual Regional Gang Awareness Conference. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Regional Learning Alliance Center on Cranberry Woods Drive in Cranberry Township. The conference goal is to enhance partnerships that effectively combat gangs and to develop methods of information sharing and case development. This year’s speakers include: The Regional Gang Awareness Conference brings together federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and community members in the fight against violent street crime. The …