Mt. Lebanon Police

Investigations

The Investigative Services Unit (ISU) investigates more serious crimes committed in Mt. Lebanon based on established criteria regarding solvability, resources and threat to our community.  ISU’s primary function is to identify and apprehend criminal offenders.

The investigative process often involves a coordinated effort among local, state and/or federal law enforcement agencies.  Detectives are committed to serving victims and work cooperatively with other units within the police department, other municipal departments and the entire community. Our investigators receive specialized training and maintain expertise in several areas.

Narcotics

Narcotics

The Mt. Lebanon Police Department is a member of the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (DANET), a collaborative approach to drug enforcement that expands jurisdictional boundaries and increases the availability of staff, equipment and financial resources to help combat illicit drug sales in the county. Officers have recovered various kinds of illegal and [...]

Juvenile

Juvenile

The MLPD employs a detective who specializes in investigating and prosecuting juvenile offenses. The juvenile detective has expert training in the distinctive features of the juvenile justice system and the psychological intricacies unique to the criminal behavior of minors. [...]

Property / Financial Crimes

Property / Financial Crimes

Most investigations by the MLPD are related to property or financial crimes, such as burglaries, theft from motor vehicles, credit card frauds, and identity theft. As Internet fraud continues to transform the landscape of financial crime, these crimes require specialty investigations grounded in an advanced and continuously updated understanding of online criminal activity. Because property [...]

Fingerprinting

Fingerprinting

Many jobs now require applicants to be cleared through federal or state background checks. As a part of these checks, applicants must have their fingerprints processed by a detective. The MLPD Investigative Services Unit offers fingerprinting by appointment at the following rates: For residents, the cost is $20.00 for the first card and $5.00 for [...]