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Great Barrington Forms Police Chief Search Committee

The committee will screen resumes, interview applicants and present three finalist recommendations to the town manager. Advertising and recruitment are now underway for the position; the application deadline is Oct. 16.

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Williamstown Releases Town's Response to Discrimination Complaint

The Williamstown Select Board on Thursday released a redacted version of the town's response to a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.

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iBerkshiresTV: Interview with Adams Police Chief Bacon

iBerkshiresTV host Jeff Snoonian interviews new interim Adams Police Chief Troy Bacon.

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New Interim Police Chief Starts In Adams

Troy Bacon was sworn in Tuesday morning on the front steps of Town Hall as the interim police chief of the Adams Police Department.

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New Adams Police Chief, Officers Union Contract Announced Wednesday Night

Bacon will assume the post on Tuesday, July 14, after current Chief Richard Tarsa's retirement becomes official at 11:59 p.m. Monday night. Bacon, 44, recently retired from the Frankfort, Ind., police department after 20 years.

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Adams Appoints Interim Police Chief From Indiana

Troy Bacon of chief of police in Frankfort, Ind., for the past eight years, was chosen from a field of five who interviewed for the six-month position.

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Lanesborough Fills Out Search Committee For New Chief

The Selectmen on Tuesday finalized the search committee for the soon to be vacant police chief position by appointing Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn.

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Police, Public Safety Dominate Lanesborough Selectmen's Meeting

It was announced in January that Chief Timothy Sorrell will be retiring this summer after serving five years as the town's top law enforcement officer.

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Lanesborough Police Chief Retiring, Taxes Dropping

Police Chief Timothy Sorrell will be retiring after serving five years in the position.

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North Adams Swears in New Police Chief Wood

Police Chief Jason Wood stood on the stage at Brayton School on Friday afternoon and pledged that the Police Department under his leadership would be committed to community engagement and connecting victims with the services they need.

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Retiring North Adams Police Chief Gets Standing Ovation

Bernard's proclamation detailed Cozzaglio's history with the city, from the time he was appointed as a reserve patrol officer to his coordination and apprehension of the suspect during the attempted bank robbery and bomb on Main Street.

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New North Adams Police Chief Has Community-Based Vision

The city's new police chief-designate has a strong vision for the future of his department: community based, collaborative, realistic and transparent.

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Veteran City Officer Selected as New North Adams Police Chief

Lt. Jason R. Wood was selected out of 40 candidates following a national search to replace retiring Police Chief Michael Cozzaglio. He will be the city's first new "police chief" in 38 years following the elimination of the public safety commissioner post.

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Community Forums Set for North Adams Police Chief Candidates

A search committee has recommended three finalists, including the city's current top officer, to become the police chief for the city of North Adams.

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North Adams Council Restores Fire, Police Chief Titles

The adoption was prompted by the announced retirement of Police Director Michael Cozzaglio, who has been in his post for 15 years. However, the changes have been discussed off and on after the past administration abandoned attempts to fill the commissioner of public safety post six years ago.

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North Adams Council to Take Up Public Safety Chief Changes

Mayor Thomas Bernard had pledged nearly two weeks to move forward with the change with the looming retirement of Police Director Michael Cozzaglio.

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Cozzaglio Retiring as North Adams Police Director

But Cozzaglio may not retire as police director. Bernard said he will put into motion a plan to have him retire as police chief — a designation that his replacement will also have.

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