Dormont Borough Police Department

  • Agency: Dormont Borough Police Department
  • Address: 1444 Hillsdale Ave, Ste 1, Pittsburgh, 15216 PA
  • Chief: Richard M. Dwyer (Chief of Police)

Dormont Borough Police Department is located at 1444 Hillsdale Ave, Ste 1, Pittsburgh, 15216 PA. The Chief of Police of the department is Richard M. Dwyer. The Dormont Borough Police Department phone number is 412-561-8900 Ext 300.

Dormont Borough Police Department News

TRAFFIC ALERT: The 1400 block of Hillsdale Avenue will be closed between Glenmore Avenue and Espy Avenue from Monday, March 26th – Tuesday, March 27th . The Borough will be removing some large trees from the front of the Borough Building. Please try and avoid this area or use alternate routes between 8am – 4pm. The street will be opened Monday night until the next morning when construction resumes. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Please see information below.

TRAFFIC ALERT: The 1200 block of Arkansas Avenue will be closed starting Wednesday, March 14th until Wednesday, March 21st between the hours of 8am – 4pm. This closure is necessary to allow a contractor to replace a sewer line that extends into the street. Please avoid this area if possible and find an alternate route. There will be detour signs and cones directing motorists around the road closure. Only the residents of the 1200 block of Arkansas will be able to access this block, during these hours. The road will be completely opened each night after 4pm and full access will be available until the following morning.

Residents, Please remember that you are required to move your vehicle completely off the street on your scheduled cleaning day. Your vehicles are required to be off the street between the hours of 8am – 3PM. You are not permitted to move your vehicle back onto the street once the sweeper has cleaned your street. Our Officers can’t write parking citations as fast as the sweeper can move and depending on the volume of calls, our officers may be tied up on other priority calls. Vehicles can be cited anytime between the hours of 8am – 3pm, regardless if your street has already be cleaned! Thank you, Dormont Police

*** UPDATE *** Dormont Police spoke to the driver of the blue SUV. The driver informed Dormont Police that they believed the child was their niece. Once the driver realized the child was not her niece, she drove to the school and picked up her niece. The driver did not realize the Police were called until they saw it on Facebook and called the Dormont Police immediately. *** The Dormont Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident that occurred on 2/8/2017 around 3 P.M. A student walking home from Dormont Elementary was approached by a white female between 30 and 40 years old, driving a blue car with a Pittsburgh Penguins license plate holder. The female driver spoke to the student from the vehicle, and was ignored by the student. The female then continued driving as the student continued walking to their residence. The Dormont Police Department is trying to identify this female. If you have any information please contact the Dormont Police Department.

Dormont Police have made an arrest in both robberies from 1/23/2018 and 1/24/2018 . Thank you for all of the shares and Facebook messages.

UPDATE: Dormont Police have made an arrest for both robberies. The male has admitted to both robberies and will be taken to Allegheny County Jail. Thank you for all the shares and information received. It is greatly appreciated. Please see below. Dormont Police are attempting to identify the male in the attached Flyer. The male is a suspect in two robberies in Dormont.

Please see below for information about Dormont Baseball and Softball signups.

Please be advised: There is a large Chemical fire in Washington County. The fire is causing a smell of Natural Gas in the Dormont area.

Please be advised, the Pittsburgh area is under a winter weather warning until 10 A.M. Saturday. Try and keep travel to a minimum. Some of the brick streets in Dormont tend to freeze first, so if it rains try and avoid these streets. These streets include LaSalle Avenue, Ordinance avenue, Belplain Avenue, and Annex Avenue.

The Dormont Police are looking for assistance in identifying the attached suspect who was involved in vandalizing a local business in our community. If anyone recognizes this male, please contact Dormont Police

Please see the picture below. This bike was turned in to the Dormont Police and it has not been claimed. Contact Dormont Police if the bikes belong to you.

Please see posting below for road closure on Monday, December 18th from 6PM-8PM.

Please see the pictures below. They have been turned in Dormont Police and have not been claimed. Contact Dormont Police if the bikes belong to you.

Liberty Bridge Closure Saturday in Pittsburgh 11/30/2017 PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the Liberty Bridge (Route 3069) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Saturday, December 2 weather permitting. The closure will occur on Liberty Bridge as crews conduct electrical work according to the following schedule: • Inbound (Northbound) – Closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. A single-lane restriction will occur from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Outbound (Southbound) – Closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday PJ McArdle Roadway and the Liberty Tunnel in both directions will remain open Saturday. All bridge traffic will be detoured. Posted Detours Inbound Liberty Bridge • Take Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) northbound • Take the exit to I-376 West/US 19 South toward Carnegie/Airport/West End • Take Exit 69A toward US 19 South/Banksville Road • Keep left and loop back to I-376 eastbound toward Fort Pitt Tunnel • Follow eastbound I-376 through Fort Pitt Tunnel and across the Fort Pitt Bridge • For access to I-279 destinations follow I-279 signage, all other destinations take exit toward I-376 East/Monroeville • Take the left exit 71A to Grant Street • Turn left onto Grant Street • End detour Outbound Liberty Bridge from Downtown Pittsburgh • Take Grant Street to I-376 • Take the ramp to West I-376 toward Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport • Follow I-376 westbound across the Fort Pitt Bridge and through the Fort Pitt Tunnel • Take Exit 69A toward South 19 Banksville Road • Keep left and loop back to eastbound I-376 • Take Exit 69B toward South Truck US 19/Route 51 Uniontown • Merge onto southbound Route 51 and follow back to the Liberty Tunnel • End detour Outbound Liberty Bridge from Westbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies) • From the Boulevard of the Allies take the ramp to North I-579 to I-279 Veterans Bridge Exit • Take the Convention Center/7th Avenue Exit • Turn right onto Grant Street • Turn left onto 11th Street • Continue straight onto the 10th Street Bypass • Take the I-376 West Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport Exit • Follow I-376 westbound across the Fort Pitt Bridge and through the Fort Pitt Tunnel • Take Exit 69A toward South 19 Banksville Road • Keep left and loop back to eastbound I-376 • Take Exit 69B toward South Truck US 19/Route 51 Uniontown • Merge onto southbound Route 51 and follow back to the Liberty Tunnel • End detour Outbound Liberty Bridge from Route 380 (Bigelow Boulevard) • From PA 380, take the Consol Center/6th Avenue Exit • Take the 6th Avenue Exit • Turn right onto Grant Street • Turn left onto 11th Street • Continue straight onto the 10th Street Bypass • Take the I-376 West Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport Exit • Follow I-376 westbound across the Fort Pitt Bridge and through the Fort Pitt Tunnel • Take Exit 69A toward South 19 Banksville Road • Keep left and loop back to eastbound I-376 • Take Exit 69B toward South Truck US 19/Route 51 Uniontown • Merge onto southbound Route 51 and follow back to the Liberty Tunnel • End detour Outbound Liberty Bridge from I-279 Parkway North • From southbound I-279, take the I-279 South Fort Pitt Bridge Exit • Take the South I-279/To I-376 Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport Exit • Take the West I-376 Fort Pitt Bridge Exit • Follow I-376 westbound across the Fort Pitt Bridge and through the Fort Pitt Tunnel • Take Exit 69A toward South 19 Banksville Road • Keep left and loop back to eastbound I-376 • Take Exit 69B toward South Truck US 19/Route 51 Uniontown • Merge onto southbound Route 51 and follow back to the Liberty Tunnel • End detour The $80.08 million Liberty Bridge Rehabilitation Project includes deck replacement and ramp reconstruction, structural steel repairs, painting of the entire structure, concrete repairs, signage improvements and installation of a new alternating overhead lane control system. The project will continue into 2018. The Joseph B. Fay Company is the prime contractor. To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Liberty Bridge traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Liberty Bridge” in the subject line. Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Last night we had two (2) vehicles entered by unknown suspect(s) in the 1500 and 1800 blocks of Hillsdale Avenue. We also had one (1) vehicle entered in the 1800 block of Montpelier. All the vehicles entered were unlocked and the suspect(s) stole various personal items. If anyone sees someone suspicious or any suspicious activity in their neighborhood, please call 911. Please make sure your vehicles are locked and do not leave anything of value laying out in plain sight inside your vehicle. These incidents are occurring in surrounding jurisdictions as well, and in most cases these suspect(s) are only targeting unlocked vehicles. DORMONT POLICE DEPARTMENT

Please keep Officer Shaw and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

The found dog was returned to the owner due to help from Facebook. Thank you for sharing. The dog and owner are both very happy!

On 9/10/2017, a citizen brought a diaper bag to the Dormont Police Department. It was found in the Dormont Park in the area of the Castle Playground. We are hoping to return it to the rightful owner!

Please see flyer below for information about Dormont Fall Festival! It's on Saturday 10/28/17 from 1 PM to 3 PM.