Jeffrey Gillen, Deputy Chief
Public Safety Building
181 Main St
Groveland, MA 01834
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Two Groveland Police Officers Graduate from Academy
GROVELAND — Deputy Chief Jeffrey Gillen is pleased to announce that two officers from the Groveland Police Department graduated from the police academy last month.
Officer Christopher Ertsos and Officer Nathaniel Peabody graduated from the Reading Police Academy on Feb. 11.
“We congratulate Officer Ertsos and Officer Peabody for completing the rigorous five-month academy,” Deputy Gillen said. “I know they will continue to be great assets to this community.”
Officer Ertsos is the Groveland Police Department’s newest full-time officer, having served as a Reserve Officer since July 1, 2014. He began in his new role on Feb. 19. Officer Ertsos is originally from Methuen and holds a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University in criminal justice.
Officer Peabody joined the department July 1, 2013 as a Reserve Police Officer and currently serves as the town’s Animal Control Officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Salem State University and is a certified EMT. Originally from Georgetown, Officer Peabody will maintain his position as a Reserve Officer.