Michael Huss http://wesa.fm en City Council Passes Bill to Outsource Secondary Employment of Police Officers http://wesa.fm/post/city-council-passes-bill-outsource-secondary-employment-police-officers <p>The Special Events Office at the Pittsburgh Police Department will officially no longer schedule secondary employment of officers, nor will it handle payment for such employment.</p><p>Pittsburgh City Council passed a bill Tuesday that will outsource both duties to the North Carolina-based company Cover Your Assets.</p><p>The change comes after allegations that some officers received preferential treatment from the other officers who scheduled the moonlighting gigs.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:25:16 +0000 Liz Reid 17471 at http://wesa.fm Tightening Security for the Pittsburgh Marathon http://wesa.fm/post/tightening-security-pittsburgh-marathon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Less than three weeks after the Boston Marathon bombing, Pittsburgh will stage its own annual 26.2 mile event. While </span><a href="http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Pittsburgh Marathon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> officials say security has been beefed up since a bomb scare during the 2010 race, Public Safety Director </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Michael Huss</strong></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us to discuss other </span><a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/marathon-leaders-work-with-pittsburgh-police-to-tighten-security-685111/#ixzz2RzT2lXT5" style="line-height: 1.5;">plans in the works</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to secure the event and what racers and spectators can expect on May </span>5th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 23:55:44 +0000 Heather McClain 8782 at http://wesa.fm Tightening Security for the Pittsburgh Marathon