FRAMINGHAM – Officer James Hill, a 2012 Framingham High graduate, was sworn in as a Framingham Police Officer on Friday morning.
City Clerk Lisa Ferguson issued the oath of office, in a ceremony in Nevins Hall. He was one of five police officers sworn in.
Officer Hill is a 2017 graduate of Curry College with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. While at Curry College, Hill was a member of the football team, serving as captain his senior year.
Prior to joining the Framingham Police Department, Officer Hill worked for the Department of Youth Services Suffolk Detention in Dorchester as Safety and Security.
When asked why he wanted to be a police officer, Officer Hill said he wanted “to be part of something bigger than myself and part of a team that demonstrates pride, loyalty and respect.”
Officer Hill was awarded the TOP GUN award Thursday at the Lowell Police Academy graduation.
James Hill, the father of Officer Hill, pinned on his badge after the swearing in ceremony.
The ceremony was attended by Mayor Yvonne Spicer, Police Chief Steven Trask, Deputy Police Chief Ron Brandolini, Deputy Police Chief Lester Baker, Deputy Police Chief Victor Periera, Lt. Sean Riley, District 4 City Councilor Michael Cannon, and Rev. J. Anthony Lloyd, along with family and friends of the new officers.
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