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

September 11, 2020 00:59:19
On Patrol With the PPD--September 11, 2020 (We recognize the 19th anniversary of the 9/11/2001 attacks)

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. ...

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September 04, 2020 00:59:29
On Patrol With the PPD--September 4, 2020 (Registry Immediate Threats and New Student Officers)

On Patrol With the PPD--September 4, 2020 (Registry Immediate Threats and New Student Officers)

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. ...

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August 28, 2020 00:58:04
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)

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. ...

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August 14, 2020 00:56:58
On Patrol With the PPD-August 14, 2020 (Dispatch updates, a bad day at the office, thoughts on a Letter to the Editor)

On Patrol With the PPD-August 14, 2020 (Dispatch updates, a bad day at the office, thoughts on a Letter to the Editor)

Mr. Munn and the Chief talk about the implementation of the new Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) software, other tech upgrades, concern about a couple of our officers who had a bad day, emotional resilience and self-care. ...

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August 07, 2020 00:58:52
On Patrol With the PPD-August 7, 2020 (Current Events)

On Patrol With the PPD-August 7, 2020 (Current Events)

Chief Wynn and Gary Munn discuss the ongoing pandemic, the move for police reform, issues of homelessness in the City, and the aftermath of TS Isaias...and the convergence of all of this. ...

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July 31, 2020 00:57:15
On Patrol With the PPD-July 31, 2020

On Patrol With the PPD-July 31, 2020

Lieutenant Traversa and Chief Wynn discuss some of the PPD internal conversations and discussions about what type of calls for service (CFS) that with further analysis, maybe Police shouldn't go on. ...

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