The basic materials in this pamphlet 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 designated 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 pamphlet 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 Allegheny County District Attorney's Office.