CONCORD — Chief Joseph O’Connor announces the hiring of a new police officer for the Concord Police Department.
Nathan C. Fisher was sworn in on Monday, Feb. 3.
“We’re glad to welcome Officer Fisher to our Department,” Chief O’Connor said. “We believe he will be a great asset to the department and community.”
Officer Fisher is an experienced police officer. Prior to joining the Concord Police Department, he worked as a police officer for the Charleston Police Department in Charleston, S.C. since March 2017. He also worked as a police officer for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department for a decade prior to that.
Officer Fisher also worked as a corrections officer at the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office in Northampton from October 2006 to April 2007, and as a part-time police officer for the Williamsburg Police Department from November 2004 to July 2005.
He started his career as a police cadet for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department in 2003.
Officer Fisher earned an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Holyoke Community College in 2004 and received the Holyoke Community College Criminal Justice Club Leadership Recognition Award that year as well. He is graduate of the 42nd Session of the Western Massachusetts Police Academy.
He has already begun working in the department’s Field Training Officer (FTO) program, shadowing a veteran training officer.