David Lanoie, a native of Ware and Worcester, came to Greenfield in 1994 to serve as Superintendent of the Franklin County Jail and House of Correction. In 2014, he retired from that position after having served under Six Sheriffs in the counties of Worcester, Middlesex and Franklin between 1984 and the year of his retirement. He was educated at St. Mary’s School (Ware Ma), St. John’s High School (Shrewsbury Ma); Holy Cross College (Worcester ma) and Suffolk University School of Law (Boston), being admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1987. Throughout his career as a prison administrator, Mr. Lanoie has taught Law and Criminal Justice courses in several colleges. He served as Director of Criminal Justice and Public Safety Programs at Anna Maria College for 8 years. He has taught at Greenfield Community College since 2003 and is now Coordinator of Criminal Justice Programs there. He is a Certified Legal Topics Instructor for the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee and a member of the Speaker’s Bureau of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP).
Since moving to Greenfield, Mr. Lanoie has served on the Town Council, Board of Selectmen, Charter Commission, School Committee, and the Redevelopment Authority. He and his wife Tammy have 5 children, 2 grandchildren and make their home in Greenfield’s Precinct 1.