FRAMINGHAM – Michael Edwards, a member of the Framingham Auxiliary Police, was sworn in as a new 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 1995 graduate of East Hartford High School, Officer Edwards moved to Framingham in 2009.
Prior to joining the Framingham Police Department, Officer Edwards was a team lead in his previous job coaching and providing feedback on yearly metrics.
He is currently a certified RAD Instructor.
When asked why he wanted to be a police officer, Officer Edwards said, “I want to be that light in the darkness. That ray of hope for the little boy or girl sitting at home. Framingham is my home and my family’s home. I want to suit up each day and protect my home.”
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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