Interim Chief Ray LaBarre has been a sworn member of the Campus Police Department serving Mount Holyoke, Hampshire and Smith College since 1985. Ray is a native of South Hadley having graduated South Hadley High School, Holyoke Community College, ASCJ and the Campus Police Academy. Deputy Chief LaBarre has also worked as an Officer on the Mount Holyoke College campus and for the South Hadley Police Department. Deputy Chief LaBarre is certified in crime scene search, sexual assault investigations, and as a DARE Officer. Deputy Chief Labarre is also involved in Managing Critical Incidents for Higher Education Institutions. Ray coaches youth Soccer and Softball.