Dom Costa
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Dom Costa

Democrat

American politician

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Dom Costa

American politician
Summary
Experience
70
Years of Age
11
Years of Experience
PAResidence (state)

Dominic J. Costa (born 1951) is a Democratic politician. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and was the Chief of the Pittsburgh Police in 2006, and was a 27-year veteran of the force. He is a member of the Costa political family in Pittsburgh. In May 2018, Costa and his cousin Paul made national news when both lost re-nomination for their respective legislative seats in the Democratic primary to candidates supported by the Democratic Socialists of America.

Experience

Education

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Attended Criminal Justice
1981
Allegheny County Police Academy
Graduated
1978
Mon Yough Plumbing Apprentice Program
Attended
1975

Past Positions

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Representative
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
2008 - 2019
Former Chief of Police
City of Pittsburgh
2006
Director of Public Safety
Municipality of Penn Hills, PA
2005
Police Officer
City of Pittsburgh Police Department
1979 - 2005
Former Police Negotiator
City of Pittsburgh Police Department
1981
Master Plumber
Costa Plumbing
1970 - 1979
Police Officer
East McKeesport
1977 - 1979
Former Plumbing Instructor
Mon Yough Plumbing Apprentice Program

Other Experience

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Board Member
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Current
Chairman
Allegheny County Delegation
Current
Member
Humane Society of the United States Law Enforcement Council
Current
Member
North Side Sportsmen's Association
Current
Member
University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics Emergency Preparedness Policy Committee
Current
Member
North Hills High School Advisory Board for Academy of Government & Law
Current
Member
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Current
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Current
Member
Allegheny County Rifle Club
Current
Member
Allegheny County Sheriff's Reserve
Current
Member
Amen Corner
Current
Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of Penn Hills
Current
Member
Pensylvania Chiefs of Police
Current
Member
Allegheny County Sheriff's Reserve
2007 - Current
President
Morningside Area Community Council
2007 - Current
Member
Philadelphia Chief's of Police Association
2005 - Current
Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
2005 - Current
Chair
Apostolate Committee, Saint Raphael Church
2004 - Current
Member
Loyal Order of The Moose
2004 - Current
President
Saint Raphael School Parent Teacher Group
2002 - 2004
Former Member
Zone Five Citizen's Council
2003
Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Morningside
2002 - Current
Guard
Sons of Italy, Lodge 2746, 2004-present
Former Chair
Crime and Corrections Subcommittee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Professional Licensure Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Member
Tourism & Recreational Development Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Gaming Oversight Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Insurance Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives