December 10, 2015
On the morning of November 30, 2015, the Granby Police Department was informed by the Director of the Western MA Police Academy that one of the police department’s employees had been seriously injured during a defensive tactics training session. The officer, Shawn Rooney, had been struck in the eye with a police baton during training. The incident occurred at the academy on the campus of STCC. The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment. The incident is being investigated by the MPTC and the MA State Police.
Questions related to the incident should be referred to the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Public Information Officer Felix Browne at (617) 274-5542.
Chief of Police