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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Town of Amherst Halloween Safety Tips for COVID-19

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Halloween will be different this year. Our highest priority, as a community, is the health and safety of our children. 

The best way to stay safe is to stay home!  

However, we all understand that Halloween is an annual event that provides...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Amherst, Other Communities Announce Expansion of Restorative Justice in Hampshire County

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District Attorney David E. Sullivan and six police chiefs have partnered with community stakeholders and local volunteers to increase access to restorative justice in Hampshire County. Based on their shared vision that restorative justice must be availabl...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Detective Christina B. Knightly's Retirement

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced the retirement of Detective Christina B. Knightly effective September 12, 2020, after 31 years of exceptional service to the police department and the town of Amherst. 

Detective Knightly’s career at ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Lieutenant David R. Knightly's Retirement.

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced the retirement of Lieutenant David R. Knightly, Jr. effective August 26, 2020, after 35 years of service to the police department and the town of Amherst. 

David R. Knightly, Jr., a native of Amherst, joined th...
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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Amherst Police Hires Three Officers.

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officers John M. Sarnacki, Daniel E. Menard, Jr., and Joseph W. Worthley graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on July 10, 2020. Office...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Patrol Officer John M. Chudzik's Retirement

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July 27, 2020 

Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced the retirement of Patrol Officer John M. Chudzik effective July 25, 2020, after 35 years of service to the department and the town of Amherst. 

Chudzik’s career at the Amherst P...
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