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Peabody police officer is a service superhero

Peabody Police Officer Richard Heath checks in on members of the homeless community behind Peabody Institute Library as part of his daily duties as the community police unit's downtown liaison. (Spenser Hasak)
PEABODY — Peabody Police Officer Richard Heath is the recipient of the 2021 North Shore Community Action Programs’ (NSCAP) Frederick E. Berry Community Service Award. Heath will be honored virtually on April 22 at NSCAP’s Spring into Action Heroes Gala event. “It’s an incredible honor and I am humbled to be chosen,” said Heath. “I’ve…

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