|Eastern Region Candidates|
Officer Stephen Mescan
Steve Mescan is running unopposed in the Eastern Region. Master Police Officer Stephen Mescan is a 25-year veteran of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and is currently assigned to the City of Pittsburgh Police SWAT Teamís Tactical Operations Section which is comprised of subject matter experts that assist the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Command Staff personnel with strategic initiatives, planning and the development of tactical resolve contingencies as it relates to all police operations. Officer Mescan is the past president of the Pennsylvania Tactical Officers Association and currently serves on the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Board of Directors. He is an instructor for the NTOA and co-authored the NTOA Team Leader Development Program. He has instructed for numerous state tactical associations and has consulted as an expert to area SWAT Teams concerning SWAT operations. Most notably in 2009 he was part of a subject matter expert team that developed the tactical strategic plan for the G-20 Summit held in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.