Today, Sergeant Joseph Blaze will finish out his career with the Penn Hills Police Department, having given 28 years of service to our community. We would like to take a moment to recognize and reflect on Sergeant Blaze’s many years of dedication to our agency.
Joseph Blaze was hired on February 14, 1992 and started his journey in Penn Hills as a patrol officer. He worked in that capacity until being appointed to the position of Detective. He served as a detective in the General Investigations unit for many years, investigating important cases that affected the lives of countless residents.
Following a successful career in the investigations division, Joseph was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and returned to the Uniform Patrol Division, where he began his career. He has spent the last five years supervising and mentoring patrol officers in the field.
Joe, from all of us at the PHPD, we wish you the very best in your retirement, extending our sincere gratitude for the distinguished years of service you devoted to protecting and serving the residents and visitors of Penn Hills. Thank you for a job well done!