Richard W. Mederos began his Law Enforcement career 25 years ago at the Harvard University Police Department. He was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division in 1992 as a detective to general investigations. He was appointed Detective Sergeant and supervisor of the Criminal Investigation Division in 1996. In that capacity, he leads a squad of detectives responsible for general investigations, including robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, credit card fraud, and cyber crime. He has participated in and supervised several investigations that have led to the recovery of millions of dollars of library books, plates, and prints. The department he supervises is responsible for hundreds of acres of classrooms, research and office buildings, libraries, sports complexes, and residential and commercial properties located within one of the oldest cities in the United States. He has also served in the Patrol Division and has been assigned to dignitary protective services. Mr. Mederos holds a B.S. in Law Enforcement from Western New England College and an M.A. in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College.

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