|Years of service||1958-86, 1987-90
(Carnegie Mellon Police)
|Rank|| - Pittsburgh Chief
May 22, 1987-
May 17, 1990
- CMU Chief
Ralph Pampena (1934-December 15, 2012) was a longtime Pittsburgh Police leader, who served as Pittsburgh Police Chief from May 22, 1987 – May 17, 1990. He was a 22-year veteran of the Pittsburgh Police upon taking the oath of Chief. During 1986-1987 he briefly retired from the force serving as Police Chief of Carnegie Mellon University.
Pampena graduated from Central Catholic High School and the Community College of Allegheny County. He earned a bachelor's degree in administration of justice and a masters in public administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Pampena also graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
- "Obituary: Ralph D. Pampena / Pittsburgh police chief in 1989-90 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette". Post-gazette.com. 2012-05-21. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
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