On Patrol with The PPD

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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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Latest Episodes…

  1. On Patrol With The PPD--March 5, 2021 (News, Jiu-Jitsu, Background Checks, and the Upcoming Test)

    Sergeant Mazzeo and Officer Gariepy join Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn for a wide-ranging conversation. We cover a couple of notable news items, including a recent report out of Marietta, GA about requiring officers to train in jiu-jitsu. After that we talk about changes in the background investigation process and ...

    2021-03-05

  2. On Patrol With the PPD--February 26, 2021 (Field Training, New Station progress, and news about re-opening phases)

    Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn are joined in studio by Field Training Unit FTO Sawiki and Probationary Officer Dube. We talk about changes in the weather, items in the news, dive into details of the Field Training and Evaluation Program, and get a short update on the new station project. ...

    2021-02-26

  3. On Patrol With the PPD--February 19, 2021 (We track down Officer Dorr, meet our 1st new Training Team, and talk about Suspicious Activity)

    On Patrol introduces Officer Dorr, we talk about our new Suspicious Activity Reporting Guidelines, and Officer Torra and Officer Steinmann come in to talk about transitioning from the Academy to Field Training. ...

    2021-02-19

  4. On Patrol With the PPD--February 12, 2021 (Health Update, New Officers, a new Chief next door, and the Day Detective Squad)

    Lt. Traversa is joined in studio by Ofc. Derby and Lt. Soules. Dr. Kulber Zoom’s in for the public health update and after technical difficulties, the Chief joins via Skype. We talk about vaccination progress, the new system for accompanying eligible vaccine recipients, new personnel moves at PPD and Dalton ...

    2021-02-12

  5. On Patrol With the PPD--February 5, 2021 (Health update, tech changes, New HQ back on track, and more.

    Mr. Munn joins Lt. Traversa and Chief Wynn. Laura Kitross from the Berkshire County Board of Health Association updates us on the vaccine clinic plans, and we discuss some upcoming changes on Suspicious Activity responses. ...

    2021-02-05