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Meet Officer Richard Lapoint

Meet Officer Richard Lapoint


Our resource officer is Richard Lapoint.  He grew up right here in Pittsburg and says his favorite subject in school was history.  Mr. Lapoint enjoys reading anything except science fiction.  Before working here at Pittsburg School, he was the chief of police in Pittsburg and before that he worked for Ethan Allen, Inc.  This is his third year holding the position of resource officer.  He works about 12 hours per week. He is also a selectman for the town of Pittsburg.  He stated that he feels his best talent is his people skills.

Officer Lapoint has one dog named Raven who is a black lab.  He does like to cook but only now and then.  He has been up Mt. Washington.

Officer Lapoint told us his favorite season is fall when he can hunt and walk in the woods.  In his spare time, he says he enjoys hunting, fly fishing, and traveling with his wife.

Officer Lapoint’s list of favorites is below:

Food: pork

Art work: contemporary

Holiday: Christmas

Sport: basketball

Sports team: Patriots, Celtics, and Red Sox

Thing to do in winter: read

Thing to do in summer: fish

TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy

Color: blue

Type of car: Chevrolet pickup

Candy: Caramel

Music: all types

Dream place to visit: Colorado for the scenery


When asked what he likes about working at Pittsburg School, Officer Lapoint said he likes interacting with the staff and students.

Updated Jan. 2018