The Concord Independent Battery will be firing cannons in honor of Captain Thomas J. Hudner Jr. on November 16, 2017 at approximately 11AM at the Heywood Meadow on Lexington Rd. Traffic will be held briefly on Lexington Rd. while the firing is occurring.
About Chief Joseph O'Connor
Chief Joseph O’Connor joined the Concord Police Department in June of 2014 after having served on the MBTA Transit Police Department with distinction from 1990-2014 and previously served as a police officer for the towns of Dennis and Winchester during his career. He rose through the ranks of the Transit Police, from Patrolman to Superintendent-in-Chief.
He holds a master’s degree in criminal justice from Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Curry College. He is also a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police.