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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Mayor Signs Contract with Police Chief Steven Trask through October 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Today, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer signed a contract with City of Framingham Police Chief Steven Trask through October 23, 2021. He was appointed as Chief of Police by Mayor Spicer on September 25, 2018, and affirmed by the City Council on October 23, 2018. Trask was appointed Acting Chief on April 27, 2018, following the retirement of Chief Ken Ferguson.

As part of his contract, Chief Trask will receive a total salary of $183,647.50, which represents a 3.5% increase over his former base salary as deputy chief/executive officer, stipends and career-incentive education pay formally known as the Quinn Bill.

The contract also includes a retroactive payment to April 27, 2018, when he was appointed as Acting Chief. Due to the fact that Chief Trask was unable to take vacation while serving as Acting Chief, the City will allow him to cash out 25 days of vacation.

Chief Trask a has Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Westfield State College and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Framingham State College. He is also a graduate of the Emergency Management Institute Incident Command Training at the National Fire Academy in Emittsburg, Maryland; Massachusetts Police Leadership Institute; and Senior Management Institute for Police.


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