Swampscott Police Ron Madigan in the sallyport outside of the booking room in the Swamposcott Police station.
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Swampscott Police Chief announces retirement

SWAMPSCOTT — Police Chief Ron Madigan will retire effective July 15, the town announced Wednesday.

Madigan, who will turn 65 later this year, is required as a public safety officer to retire at that age by state law.

"It's been the honor of a lifetime to serve my hometown," Madigan said in Wednesday night's Select Board meeting. "I'd really like to thank the entire town of Swampscott for all its support and friendship. Swampscott is a wonderful place and I've …

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