McCarthy Promoted to Framingham Police Sergeant

FRAMINGHAM – Patrolman Thomas McCarthy was promoted to a sergeant with the Framingham Police Department this morning, October 3, at a small ceremony at the Framingham Police Station.

He was sworn in by Town Clerk Valerie Mulvey.

A Marian High School graduate, McCarthy has a Bachelor of Science from Boston College from the School of Management and a Masters in Criminal Justice from Westfield State University.

Hired as a Framingham Police Officer on Sept. 18, 2006, he has been with the department for a decade. He had six years experience as an Framingham auxiliary police officers, and worked as a special police officer for the Town of Hull before joining the department.

In 2010, he received a police commendation award, after responding to a report of shots fired. He arrested an armed subject after a foot pursuit, according to Framingham Police.

He is a member of the department’s mountain bike unit and District 14’s dive team. He is also a field training officer.

McCarthy is the son of Bill and Kathie McCarthy, both of whom are elected Town Meeting members in Framingham.

McCarthy formerly owned and operated a landscape construction business for almost 20 years, before joining the Framingham Police Department.


Photo courtesy of Framingham Police.


Pictured is Sgt. Tom McCarthy being pinned by his mother Kathie McCarthy.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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