New Pittsburgh Police officer arrested on suspicion of DUI

PITTSBURGH — Multiple sources tell 11 Investigates a new officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

Sources told Chief Investigator Rick Earle that the arrest happened over the weekend in Franklin Park.

We’re told the officer graduated from the Pittsburgh Police Academy and was completing field training.

Pittsburgh Public Safety initially told Channel 11 that the officer was placed on administrative leave pending the results of an internal review, but we’ve since learned that he has been fired.

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