A Dalton woman was charged with motor vehicle offenses after striking a person walking on the side of the road on Vandeusenville Road this morning and leaving the scene. Around 10:45 police received a call that a woman on the side of the road by Bridget’s Cemetery that had been struck by a car. Officer […]
Adolescents and Marijuana
On February 4, 2020, the Great Barrington Police Department received state re-accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Accreditation is a self-initiated evaluation process by which police departments strive to meet and maintain standards that have been established for the profession, by the profession. These carefully selected standards reflect critical areas of police management, operations, […]
The GBPD is pleased to announce that we have hired Oliver Brown as our new Parking Enforcement Officer. The Parking Enforcement Officer is a part time position responsible for enforcing parking regulations in the downtown area.
On the evening of December 23, 2019, Officer Olivia Cobb responded to a car in the breakdown lane on Route 7. Upon arriving, Officer Cobb found a Great Horned Owl in the roadway suffering from severe injuries and unable to move. Officer Cobb used her wildlife training while securing the owl, immediately contacted the Sharon […]