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Burlington Police Department Welcomes New Officer

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Officer John Morris was appointed to the Burlington Police Department by members of the Select Board, from left, Vice Chair Nick Priest, Joe Morandi, Officer Morris, Mike Espejo, James Tigges, and Chair Mike Runyan, on Monday. (Photo Courtesy Burlington Police Department) 


Media Contact: Kayla Rochon

Phone: 617-993-0003

Email: kayla@jgpr.net

BURLINGTON – Chief Thomas P. Browne is pleased to announce the Burlington Police Department is welcoming a new officer.  

Officer John Morris was appointed Monday, April 24, and will officially begin his new role with the Burlington Police Department on May 15, after his graduation from the Merrimack College Police Academy. 

Officer Morris grew up in Stamford, Conn., and earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Marist College in 2022. He is currently attending Merrimack College to obtain a master’s degree in Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice.  

After graduation, Morris will be a full-time officer for the Burlington Police Department. 

“I would like to wish Officer Morris the best of luck in his career here in Burlington,” said Chief Browne. “Our officers are dedicated to continuous training and safety, and I look forward to seeing Officer Morris become an integral part of our team.”  


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