On Patrol with The PPD
Hosted by Chief Michael Wynn and Lt. Gary Traversa, "On Patrol with The PPD" bring you the latest news from Pittsfield's Police Department - whether they're introducing you to their staff, sharing a new initiative or telling a story that you "just can't make up," you'll always learn something while you're On Patrol.
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Officer Derby brought his partner, Officer Benner to chat with the LT. They talk about returning to school, school checks during remote learning, GBPD's new therapy dog and our friends Officer Donut and Officer Clarence from Greenfield. Plus, the LT provides a short COVID update. Oh...and we won ...
Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn talk about traffic stops, officers' discretion, Walk a Mile to support the Elizabeth Freeman Center, and details of the firearms licensing process. ...
On Patrol With the PPD--September 11, 2020 (We recognize the 19th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 attacks)
Lieutenant Traversa and the Chief reflect on their memories of September 11th, 2001, changes to law enforcement since then, and our new training cycle. ...
Officer Derby, Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn have a discussion about filing immediate threat petitions to remove someone's driving privileges and we talk about the diverse composition and experiences of our newest student officers who are beginning the Academy on Tuesday. ...
On Patrol With the PPD-August 28, 2020 (We speak with Ellen Maxon, Chair of the Police Advisory Review Board and talk about the process of onboarding 10 new Student Officers this week)
Lieutenant Traversa and the Chief Skype with Ms. Maxon of the Police Advisory Review Board and talk about all the work that has occurred this week to get 10 new student officers on-board and ready for the upcoming academy. ...