Non-Traffic Citations

Non-traffic citations (NTCs, also known as "summary offenses") document low-level criminal offenses where a law enforcement officer or other authorized official issued a citation in lieu of arrest. These citations normally include a fine. In Pennsylvania, NTCs often include a notice to appear before a magistrate if the person does not provide a guilty plea. Offenses that normally result in a citation include disorderly conduct, loitering, harassment and retail theft.

This data only contains information reported by City of Pittsburgh Police, and does not contain incidents that solely involve other police departments operating within the city (campus police, Port Authority, etc.)

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Metadata Field Value
ID 8a83b3f0-d228-4960-9fdf-80560520b4be
Title Non-Traffic Citations
Number of Resources 3
Created Timestamp September 16, 2016, 11:29 AM
Modified Timestamp October 24, 2017, 4:07 AM
License Creative Commons Attribution
Organization City of Pittsburgh
Group/Topic Public Safety & Justice
Department Police Bureau; Department of Public Safety
Public Access Level Comment Data has been generalized to the block level.
Geographic Unit Intersection/Street Segment
Frequency - Data Change Multiple Times per Hour
Frequency - Publishing Daily
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