BCSO Re-Intergration Program (video)

Sheriff Thomas Bowler and Frank Busener, a member of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office Re-Entry team, recently sat down with host of Willinet’s Solutions Rising Rachel Branch, to discuss some of the programs that are available for inmates while they Read More …

Captain Mary Lighten Retirement

Sheriff Bowler and all the employees of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office would like to wish Captain Mary Lighten a Happy retirement after 25 years of dedicated service to the department!!!!


At approximately 2:07 p.m. today, July 8, 2019, Berkshire County Jail Inmate Harry Chandler, Jr. escaped from the Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He was wearing orange pants, no shoes and no shirt. A search is currently underway. Attached Read More …

4th of July Parade

Sheriff Thomas Bowler and members of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office marching in Pittsfield’s 4th of July parade. Click here for more images.

Supporting Local Public Safety

The Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office is proud to support the North Adams Police and Fire departments, Northern Berkshire EMS during the 2019 Solid Sound Festival being held at Mass MOCA. Click here for more images.

Northern Berkshire Public Safety Day

On Saturday The Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office was proud to be part of the Northern Berkshire Public Safety day hosted by the Super Wal-Mart in North Adams. Lieutenant Lanski, Officers Gaylord, Grosz and Soldato were on hand to display some Read More …

Mounted Unit On Patrol

Officer Stacy Soldato and equine Officer Gunner on patrol at the Common Park in Pittsfield today for the Kiwanis of Pittsfield Bike Rodeo event.

Bicycle Donated To PHS Student

Several months ago Pittsfield High School student Chris Nadeau was struck by a car while riding his bike. He sustained minor injuries, but his bike was destroyed. It was an expensive bike and his family couldn’t afford to replace it Read More …

Officer Down Rescue Instructor Training

Officers Todd O’Neil and Jacob Gaylord were among 22 Law Enforcement and Fire rescue personnel who attended the Officer Down Rescue Instructor training presented by Tactical EMS. The 3 day training sponsored by the Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council Read More …

2019 Cruiser Convoy

On Saturday June 8th 2019, Officers Jacob Gaylord, Timothy Grady and Jose Gonzalez participated in the yearly Massachusetts Special Olympics Cruiser Convoy. This year the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office was tasked with coordinating the Cruiser Convoy for departments in Western Read More …