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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham added five new police officers yesterday, including a transfer from the Massachusetts State Police.

Officer Paul Curtin, who comes to Framingham Police from the Massachusetts State Police, was administered the oath of office from City Clerk Lisa Ferguson at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building on February 2.

Officer Curtin graduated from Catholic Memorial High School in 2013.

After high school, he went on to Sacred Heart University where he was a member of the wrestling team and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

After graduating college, he began his law enforcement career working as a police dispatcher for the Town of Millis. During this time, he was simultaneously working as an EMT for Fallon Ambulance. In 2020, he was hired as a Police Officer for the Town of Millis.

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After serving the Town of Millis, Officer Curtin took a job opportunity with the Massachusetts State Police in 2021.

Officer Curtin was assigned to patrol in Brookfield, with the State Police between October 2021 and January 2023.

“Officer Curtin has always relished the idea of serving his community and making a difference in people’s lives, whether it be big or small. He is looking forward to working in a community-oriented policing environment that The City of Framingham has to offer. We want to welcome Officer Curtin and his family to the Framingham Police Department,” said Chief Lester Baker during the ceremony.

During yesterday’s police ceremony, more than 100 people witnessed five new officers were sworn in, two officers promoted to sergeant, and one officer promoted to lieutenant.

Framingham Mayor Charlie Sisitsky spoke. City Council Chair Phil Ottaviani Jr., Vice Chair Janet Leombruno, and District 4 City Councilor Michael Cannon also attended the ceremony.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.