First PMC: 1995
It wasn't always easy for Jack Creighton to patrol the town
where he'd grown up. "I knew everybody," says Creighton, who
retired as Uxbridge police chief in 2002 after 32 years on
the force. "I'd get calls all the time from parents or friends
of people I'd arrested." A Vietnam veteran, former corrections
officer, and former semi-pro football player, Creighton helped
the Uxbridge force evolve from manual typewriters to computer
databases, from wrestling matches with drunk drivers to education
and early intervention programs. "I learned that family has
a lot to do with where you end up," he observes. "if a kid
doesn't see respect and decency at home, what the heck do
we expect that kid to do when he gets to school?"
"If a police officer stops my mother or sister..."
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