Police Chief Candidate: Craig W. Davis

Braintree Patch will be running articles on all three Police Chief candidates today. Look for the other two finalists shortly.

Craig W. Davis, currently the Deputy Chief of the Framingham Police Department, has had a long career in law enforcement that includes time as a detective commander and more than a decade implementing programs such as SWAT and juvenile diversion.

On Wednesday night, Davis will be one of three Braintree Police Chief finalists questioned in a public forum at Town Hall at 7 p.m. Below is a summary of Davis's experience as laid out to the town's selection committee and Mayor Joseph Sullivan.


Deputy Chief, Framingham Police Department, July 2001 – present

Captain, 2001

Lieutenant Commander, Detective Bureau, 1998 – 2001

Shift Commander, Patrol Division, 1996 – 1998

Bureau Commander, Administrative Services, 1993 – 1996

Detective Sergeant, 1990 – 1993

DARE Officer, 1987 – 1989

Detective, 1986 – 1990

Inspector, U.S. Customs, Logan International Airport, 1982 – 1985

Adjunct Professor, Lasell College, 2011 – present


Master of Arts in Public Administration, Framingham State College, 1997

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, 1982


Member of the Framingham Rotary Club

Serves on the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Committee

Received a Governor's Citation for implementing a Jail Diversion Program

Led the Framingham Police to its first State Accreditation Award in 2005, with re-accreditations in 2009 and 2011

Received an FBI Commendation for his role in a Public Corruption Task Force


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