Plymouth Cty: Sheriff named president of association

August 4, 2013 - WATD

It’s quite an honor for Plymouth County Sheriff Joseph McDonald; he’s been elected president of the Massachusetts Sheriff’s Association, something he calls a privilege.

In a statement, he says ”Working together we have made great strides in making our communities safer and enhancing law enforcement across the Commonwealth.”

McDonald, who previously served as the association’s vice president, will function in the new position through next year.

He says the group will maintain its focus on ways to reduce recidivism and prison overcrowding.

McDonald was first elected Plymouth County Sheriff in 2004.

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Quincy vet Leo Cardarelli honored in Carver

June 18, 2013 - The Patriot Ledger - The Front Page

The Carver Republican Town Committee on Saturday presented a proclamation of appreciation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives to "China Marine" Leo Cardarelli of Quincy for his service during World War II and for 60 years of helping Massachusetts veterans. He was recognized at the committee's annual Flag Day barbecue. Assisting with the presentation were Reps. Keiko Orrall, Geoff Diehl, Susan Williams Gifford and Ron Mariano and Sheriff Joe McDonald.

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