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MA – Steven D. Trask, a 32-year veteran of the City of Framingham Police Department who worked his way up through the ranks, starting as a patrol officer to Deputy Chief, will now be Framingham’s seventh Chief of Police. Trask will be ceremonially sworn in as the City’s new Police Chief at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building at 150 Concord St., Framingham on Monday, December 17, at 11 a.m. Ken Ferguson, the previous Police Chief, retired in April 2018.
“I am honored to be the City’s new
Police Chief. I have strong ties to Framingham, and those who reside here are
of the upmost importance to me. Walking through the doors of the station every
day, I have the responsibility to lead the fine men and women of the Framingham
Police Department and protect the City that means so much to me.; it is a
privilege that I don’t take lightly,” said Steven D. Trask, Framingham Police
After Ferguson’s retirement, Trask -
then Deputy Chief, was named acting Police Chief by Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer.
“Steve Trask possesses true leadership
skills and capabilities, and for years has been a critical member of the Framingham
Police Department,” said Mayor Spicer. “On a daily basis, he demonstrates the
dedication and level of service needed to advance our Police Department and
public safety into the future, and I look forward to working with him as Police
Trask has Bachelor of Science in
Criminal Justice form Westfield State College and a Master of Arts in Public
Administration from Framingham State College. He also is a graduate of:
o Emergency Management Institute Incident
Command Training at the National Fire Academy in Emittsburg, Maryland
o Massachusetts Police Leadership Institute
o Senior Management Institute for Police
o The Kennedy School of
Government Executive Leadership Program.
The public is
invited to the swearing in ceremony.