Outside city limits: Pittsburgh police are moving their families for better schools
For over a century, Pittsburgh required its police officers to live within city limits. That changed last May when a court sided with the Fraternal Order of Police and ruled that place of residence is a “working condition” subject to collective bargaining. Police can now live outside the city, provided they are within 25 miles of downtown Pittsburgh.
In the past year, nearly a quarter of Pittsburgh’s police force has moved out of the city—and according to Pittsburgh police union president, they’re leaving for better schools.Read More