FRAMINGHAM – Jake McKinnon, a 2012 Framingham High graduate, was sworn in as a Framingham Police Officer on Friday morning, October 18.
City Clerk Lisa Ferguson issued the oath of office, in a ceremony in Nevins Hall. He was one of five police officers sworn in.
A 2018 graduate of Framingham State University with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Officer McKinnon was a member of the Rams hockey team, serving as assistant captain. He was a captain of the Flyers hockey team when he was at Framingham High.
Prior to joining the Framingham Police Department, Officer McKinnon
worked seasonally with the Framingham Parks and Recreation as well as worked with the Framingham and Natick District Courts.
When asked why he wanted to be a police officer, Officer McKinnon said “to protect and serve the community that made me the person I am today. I value teamwork and being a part of something bigger.”
His father Roger pinned his badge on him during the 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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