Her suggestions — which Pagnotta approved — include preceding motions with "after reviewing and offering advice, the PARB moves to support the PPD's adoption of said policy" and motioning to support the department's implementation of a proposed policy.
The purpose of this policy and procedure statement is to establish guidelines for the appropriate conduct of interactions with transgender individuals who come into contact with and/or require the services of the Pittsfield Police Department.
When two men came whipping into the city with police on their tail in March, residents didn't see Pittsfield Police officers hanging out the window shooting their guns off trying to blow out the tires. That only happens in movies.
In fact, residents didn't see Pittsfield Police on the suspect's tail at all. Chief Michael Wynn told his officers not to because the policy of the department is that if a pursuit comes into the city from another jurisdiction, Pittsfield officers don't join unless t