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

October 30, 2020 00:59:11
On Patrol With the PPD--October 30, 2020 (Crowd Management Training, next week's election, and Halloween)

On Patrol With the PPD--October 30, 2020 (Crowd Management Training, next week's election, and Halloween)

Officer Derby, Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn talk about crowd management training, the upcoming election, higher education, Halloween safety tips...and we bid farewell to Supt. McCandless. ...

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October 23, 2020 00:58:18
On Patrol With the PPD-October 23, 2020 (A new Community Health Update from Dr. Kulberg)

On Patrol With the PPD-October 23, 2020 (A new Community Health Update from Dr. Kulberg)

Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn get started with a comprehensive Health Update from Dr. Kulberg, then talk about the training that they've each been participating in this week. ...

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October 16, 2020 00:58:57
On Patrol With the PPD-October 16, 2020 (School is in session...training too...and we get ready for Beard Season)

On Patrol With the PPD-October 16, 2020 (School is in session...training too...and we get ready for Beard Season)

Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn discuss possible changes to the School Resource Officer program and the upcoming school schedule. We look at the Fall training season for our instructors and officers, and talk about the Pink Patch Project and No Shave November. ...

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October 09, 2020 00:59:01
On Patrol With the PPD--October 9, 2020 (Recent high profile cases, this week's weather event and the recent changes to traffic patters Upstreet)

On Patrol With the PPD--October 9, 2020 (Recent high profile cases, this week's weather event and the recent changes to traffic patters Upstreet)

Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn talk about high profile cases from the past week, Dispatchers stepping up to make a difference in emergencies, the high winds and rain we receive on Wednesday and the ongoing clean up efforts and recent changes to the patterns on North Street creating some public safety concerns and driver confusion. ...

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September 25, 2020 00:59:02
On Patrol With the PPD--September 25, 2020 (We won something and school started)

On Patrol With the PPD--September 25, 2020 (We won something and school started)

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 a programming excellence award from WTBR and PCTV for this program. ...

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September 18, 2020 00:59:25
On Patrol With the PPD--September 18, 2020 (Traffic Stops, WAM, and firearms creds)

On Patrol With the PPD--September 18, 2020 (Traffic Stops, WAM, and firearms creds)

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. ...

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