About Chief James W Cormier

About Chief James W. Cormier
 
 
 
 
Law Enforcement Experience
- 30 years in Law Enforcement, all with the Reading Police Department
- Past President of the Northeast Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council
- 14 years on the NEMELC Rapid Response Team, 10 on SWAT Team
- 6 years as Patrol Supervisor prior to being promoted to Chief of Police
- 2008 Attendee of the FBI National Academy
 
 
Reading Police Highlights
- Original member of the Reading Police Department Mountain Bike Unit
- Original member of the Reading Police Department Motorcycle Unit
- 14 year Member of the Reading Police Department Honor Guard
 
Approach to Policing
- Community Policing
- Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety
 
 
Education
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Salem State
- Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Western New England College
 
 
Greatest Achievement
- Being married to a wonderful woman and having two great children