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Serving in the Swampscott Police Department is a family affair for Cassidys

John Cassidy, left, and John Cassidy Jr. carry on a family legacy of serving with the Swampscott Police Department. (Olivia Falcigno)
SWAMPSCOTT — Three generations of the Cassidy family have become Swampscott police officers, and John Cassidy Jr. is the most recent to earn his badge. The 30-year-old father of 15-month-old John Cassidy III joined the town’s force two weeks ago. He follows his father, John “Rich,” his uncles, Peter Jr., Michael, Timothy and Reid (who…

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