Both have strong ties to Framingham. A pinning ceremony was held earlier this week.
Slattery has been a police officer in Framingham for 29 years. A graduate of Framingham North High School, he attended Northeastern University and Westfield State University and received a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Slattery received his appointment to the Framingham Police Department in 1985, when he was just 21 years old and still a senior in college. He attended the Massachusetts State Police Academy in 1985. He had worked for three Framingham Police Chiefs - Arthur Martins, Chief Brent Larrabee and Chief Steven Carl and now his fourth, Chief Ferguson.
Slattery was assigned to the Framingham narcotics unit in 1987. He also served as a general duty investigator, until he was promoted to the position of sergeant in 1992. He was a patrol supervisor on all three shifts and then became the supervisor of the narcotics unit and the evening shift general duty detectives.
While working in narcotics he served in several Federal and Massachusetts task forces that targeting drugs and gangs. He also served as supervisor of investigators, working on cases from house breaks, sexual assaults to homicides.
In 2004, Slattery was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. He was reassigned to patrol where he served as a shift commander. He has been a commanding officer working on all three shifts. Slattery, during his career, had been assigned to a DEA task force investigation targeting narcotics activity and gang violence in Framingham.
Slattery was then reassigned to be the Commanding Officer of Investigative Services. In that position he oversaw the general investigations, street crimes investigations, narcotic investigations, school resource officers and crime scene services. Slattery currently maintains that position.
Slattery and the men and women that he that he works with on investigations has received numerous individual and unit awards from the Framingham Police department as well as state and federal law enforcement agencies.
Slattery will be the Framingham Deputy Chief of Operations which includes patrol and investigations.
Brandolini has been a police officer in Framingham for 20 years. A graduate of of Framingham North High School in 1985, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1989 and his Master’s Degree in criminal justice from Westfield State College in 1994.
After graduation, he worked for three years as a correction officer at MCI-Framingham.
Brandolini was appointed to the Framingham Police Department in 1993, as a patrol officer. He was assigned to detective unit in 1996.
Brandolini was promoted to sergeant in 1998 by Chief Larrabee and worked all three shifts, as a patrol supervisor.
In 2003, he was promoted to lieutenant by Chief Carl. He worked as a shift commander in patrol for three years. Then, he was assigned the position of Licensing Bureau Commander for three years.
In 2010, he took over the position of Administrative Services Bureau Commander, where he is currently assigned.
Throughout his career, he has received several awards by the department.
Brandolini has attended numerous trainings and received certificates in many different areas and topics. he also attended several executive management programs to include New England Institute of Management, Massachusetts Police Leadership Institute and Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.