Police Department Wins Grant For Co-Response While Community Models See No Funds

By Sierra Dickey Since the police murder of George Floyd in 2020, many have questioned the harms of American policing. Recently, policing in Western Massachusetts has produced grave harms: Springfield Police murdered Orlando Taylor in December, Pittsfield police murdered Miguel Estrella in March, and the Greenfield police department was found guilty of racist practices in … Continue reading Police Department Wins Grant For Co-Response While Community Models See No Funds

Greenfield PD Facebook Posts Paint Sob Story Following Budget Cuts

Activists and City Councilors point to misrepresentations of the facts. By Joanna Mae Boody and Spencer Fox Peterson On May 19th, the City Council of Greenfield voted to cut the budget of the Greenfield Police Deparment (GPD) by $ $425,000, which is roughly the equivalent of what the city will have to pay after a … Continue reading Greenfield PD Facebook Posts Paint Sob Story Following Budget Cuts