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Police in Pittsfield are searching for a man suspected of committing four arsons in the city on Saturday.

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An 18-year veteran of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Police Department is on administrative leave after a shooting at his home.

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Shooting ranges have become the subject of public debate in the Berkshires in recent weeks.

The administration of Pittsfield, Massachusetts Mayor Linda Tyer fielded criticism about police oversight at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

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U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s new Massachusetts State Director paid a visit to the Berkshires Tuesday at the request of local politicians.

New Pittsfield Police Officer Makes History

Mar 8, 2018
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Two weeks ago, Izinna Lytle joined the Pittsfield Police Department. Although she says she’s just trying to do her job, Lytle is a trailblazer — the first black female police officer in the city’s history. 

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The Berkshire District Attorney says there will be no charges filed in the fatal shooting of a city man by a Pittsfield police officer in September 2017. 

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A capital bond bill is making its way through the Massachusetts legislature. It includes $4 million to redesign Pittsfield’s police station.

Funeral For Pittsfield Police Officer Friday

Jan 11, 2018
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The funeral for a Pittsfield, Massachusetts police officer is Friday. Local authorities are planning to give him a proper sendoff.

A Pittsfield, Massachusetts man is facing charges for allegedly harassing an assistant Berkshire district attorney. 

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After essentially running the Pittsfield, Massachusetts police department for a decade, Michael Wynn has been officially appointed chief. 

This is a picture of a Pittsfield Police car at a shooting scene in July 2015.
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Police in Pittsfield, Massachusetts have been in the headlines this summer after several high-profile incidents. The latest involved a domestic dispute Friday that ended with a knife-wielding man shot and killed by police. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen sat down with Mayor Linda Tyer, who defends Pittsfield law enforcement.

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A report on the autopsy of a man shot and killed by police in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is out. 

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Police have released information about the robbery of an ATM at an American Legion in Pittsfield, Massachusetts last week. 

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Police in Pittsfield, Massachusetts have found “large scale” credit card fraud at gas stations in the city. 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts has settled the second of two federal lawsuits by former police officers who claimed the city retaliated against them for whistleblowing. 

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More details about the assault charges against a Pittsfield, Massachusetts police officer have been made public. 

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A Pittsfield, Massachusetts police officer was arraigned Wednesday for alleged misconduct while off-duty last year. 

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The Pittsfield Police Department is spotlighting missing teenagers on its social media feeds in an effort to find them. 

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As part of National Police Week, Pittsfield officers honored fellow law enforcement – past and present – from across Berkshire County on Thursday. The department then called on citizens for help. 

Pittsfield Police, K9 Unit Arrest Armed Robber

May 9, 2017
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Pittsfield Police arrested a 21-year-old man Monday for a nighttime armed and masked robbery at a local bank. 

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Pittsfield’s Police Department is asking residents and visitors to be vigilant when walking alone – because there have been numerous reports of women being groped in the Western Massachusetts city.

Pittsfield Police Overtime Is Over Budget

Apr 19, 2017
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The Pittsfield Police Department is going over budget trying to fill its ranks with qualified recruits. The city wants to get the books in order before the budget season is over. 

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During a citywide alert phone call, Lieutenant Gary Traversa said the ShotSpotter has the potential to speed up police response time. That is once it’s fully installed.  

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A former Pittsfield officer has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $200,000 from the police union account he was entrusted to manage.

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The Berkshire District Attorney says there will be no criminal charges against a Pittsfield police officer who fired at a driver who fled a traffic stop and then drove at the officer. 

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A Pittsfield man is in stable condition after being shot by a city police officer when he took officers on a chase throughout the western Massachusetts city. 

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Pittsfield Police are looking for a man believed to have robbed the Credit Union of the Berkshires Tuesday. According to a department press release, witnesses reported that a man entered the Williams Street building around 12:30 p.m., brandished a weapon, demanded cash and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is described as a white male in his early forties with scruffy facial hair and dark curly hair. He is approximately 5’10” or 5’11” tall, 170 pounds and stocky.

Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer is joined by law enforcement, school and community leaders for a press conference in Pittsfield City Hall Monday.
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The mayor of Pittsfield and law enforcement leaders addressed a recent spate of gun incidents in the city Monday.

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Pittsfield Police are investigating three shootings over less than 24 hours. Police have already made one arrest.

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