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 ...more

Latest Episodes

April 09, 2021 00:59:57
On Patrol With the PPD--April 9, 2021 (Field Training, Public Service recruiting expo, and we learn something about the MA National Guard)

On Patrol With the PPD--April 9, 2021 (Field Training, Public Service recruiting expo, and we learn something about the MA National Guard)

Lt. Traversa and Chief Wynn speak with Officer Dorr and Officer Bernal, then we’re joined by SSgt Hunt of the MA National Guard to talk about next week’s career expo. ...

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April 02, 2021 00:59:10
On Patrol With the PPD--April, 2, 2021 (We meet Officer Wheat, Talk about the upcoming exam, and share some breaking news)

On Patrol With the PPD--April, 2, 2021 (We meet Officer Wheat, Talk about the upcoming exam, and share some breaking news)

Lt. Traversa and Chief Wynn catch up with Ofc. Gariepy and Ofc. Wheat in the current Field Training cycle, share an arrest in yesterday’s convenience store robbery, talk about all the efforts going into recruiting for the upcoming exam, and talk about Chief Wynn’s appointment to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. ...

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March 19, 2021 00:59:57
On Patrol With the PPD--March 19, 2021 (Field Training, Spring is here, case reviews, and Training)

On Patrol With the PPD--March 19, 2021 (Field Training, Spring is here, case reviews, and Training)

Lt. Traversa and Chief Wynn speak with Officer Derby and Officer Henault about the Academy, Field Training, hopes to get to the Motor Unit and more. ...

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March 05, 2021 00:58:52
On Patrol With The PPD--March 5, 2021 (News, Jiu-Jitsu, Background Checks, and the Upcoming Test)

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 our plans to generate interest in the upcoming Civil Service Exam. ...

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February 26, 2021 00:58:45
On Patrol With the PPD--February 26, 2021 (Field Training, New Station progress, and news about re-opening phases)

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. ...

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February 19, 2021 00:59:36
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 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. ...

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