Jonathan Gromek http://wesa.fm en Citizen Review Board: Fire Pittsburgh Cop For Teacher Arrest http://wesa.fm/post/citizen-review-board-fire-pittsburgh-cop-teacher-arrest <p>The Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board says a white officer should be fired for arresting a black teacher after a community meeting that addressed police relations with the city's black community.<br /><br />The <a href="http://bit.ly/NTwZDI">Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports</a> that Tuesday's non-binding recommendation that Officer Jonathan Gromek be fired was much harsher than the letter of reprimand he received after an internal investigation — a punishment the city's police union said was too severe.<br /> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:21:56 +0000 The Associated Press 26497 at http://wesa.fm Teacher, ACLU File Suit Against Pittsburgh Police Officer Over Summer Arrest http://wesa.fm/post/teacher-aclu-file-suit-against-pittsburgh-police-officer-over-summer-arrest <p>The ACLU of Pennsylvania has filed a federal lawsuit against Pittsburgh police officer Jonathan Gromek, who last summer arrested a black teacher after a community meeting on police/community relations in Homewood.</p><p>All charges against Dennis Henderson were <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/zappala-withdraws-charges-against-pittsburgh-teacher">withdrawn</a> by the district attorney, but Henderson said that the damage that was done can’t be undone.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:05:21 +0000 Deanna Garcia & The Associated Press 20090 at http://wesa.fm Teacher, ACLU File Suit Against Pittsburgh Police Officer Over Summer Arrest