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Biographical Profile for Dominic James Costa
Currently Elected State Representative District 21, Pennsylvania
Party: Pennsylvania Democratic Party
Phone: 412.781.8582
Address: 117 Hawthorne Court
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Dominic James Costa's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
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Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Darlene
3 Children: Tina, Julie, Scott.
Birth Date: 1951
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Certified Instructor, Crisis/Hostage Negotiator Instructor, Pennsylvania State Police Academy, 1993
Crisis Negotiator , Advanced Crisis/Hostage Negotiator, Federal Bureau of Investigation/Pgh Police Training Center, 1989
Crisis/Hostage Negotiator, Federal Bureau of Investigation/Police Training Center, 1989
Reg. Master Plumber, Plumbing, Mon Yough Plumbing Apprentice Program, 1975
Diploma, Penn Hills High School, 1970
Cert. Ex Development, Advanced Police Executive Development, Penn State University
Essential Management, Criminal Justice, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Chief of Police, City of Pittsburgh, 2006
Director of Public Safety, Municipality of Penn Hills, PA, 2005
Police Commander, City of Pittsburgh, 1994-2005
Police Lieutenant, City of Pittsburgh, 1993-1994
Police Officer, Detective, Sgt., City of Pittsburgh, 1979-1993
Master Plumber, Costa Plumbing , 1970-1979.

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
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Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
President, Morningside Area Community Council, 2007-present
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2005-present
Member, Philadelphia Chief's of Police Association, 2005-present
Member, Order of The Moose, 2004-present
Guard, Sons of Italy, 2004-present
Member, Morningside VFW, 2002-present
Member, Allegheny County Sheriff's Reserve, 2007
Member, Zone Five Citizen's Council, 2003.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
President, Morningside Area Community Council, 2007-present
Apostolate Committee Chair, Saint Raphael Church, 2004-present
President, Saint Raphael School PTG, 2002-2004.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
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