WILMINGTON, MA — In a ceremony at the Wilmington Public Safety Building, Town Clerk Tina Touma-Conway swore in Wilmington’s two new police officers last Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — Meghan Sousa and Joseph Fitzgerald.
Officer Meghan Sousa is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard, serving in the motor operations transport unit, where she received an army achievement medal. She also received a certificate of commendation for level of excellence in physical fitness from the Lowell Police Academy. Sousa was raised in Wilmington and now lives in Chelmsford with her husband, three kids, and three dogs. A graduate of Mt. Washington College, her hobbies include hiking and running.
Officer Joseph Fitzgerald is a 2011 graduate of Wilmington High School, where he ran track and cross country. He is a graduate of Middlesex Community College and Rivier University, and currently pursuing his Master’s Degree at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
“We’re both proud about what you did at the Academy and we’re looking forward to what you have to offer us,” said Wilmington Police Chief Joe Desmond at the ceremony’s conclusion. “The career goes by quickly, so make sure to enjoy it.”
Watch the swearing-ceremony, courtesy of Wilmington Community Television, below:
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