I would like to take this opportunity to welcome and introduce Stewart P. Swain who has been hired by the Holland Police Department and will be appointed as a full time Police Officer at the rank of Patrolman.
Mr. Swain has completed the Municipal Police Training Committee’s Full Time Police Academy and has several years of law enforcement experience on the Federal and Military level, as well as several years of experience as a full time Police Officer for the West Brookfield and Rutland Police Departments.
Mr. Swain will be appointed in the full time Police Officer status in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 41 Section 96B, as well as the provisions outlined within Massachusetts General Laws 550 CMR 3.00. An interview and background check has been performed and Mr. Swain comes highly recommended. Mr. Swain will commence his employment on Thursday January 9th, 2014.
This appointment will be contingent upon successfully completing the appropriate field training program as outlined in department policy as well as a one year probationary period.