After a nationwide search, Plympton Police Chief Matthew M. Clancy has been selected to serve as Chief of the Bureau of Capitol Police in the State of Maine; Chief Clancy’s last day with the Town of Plympton will be October 15, 2021.
As many citizens are aware, Chief Clancy was selected to serve as Plympton’s Police Chief in November of 2002 and remained in the position for 7 years, before accepting the Police Chief position in the Town of Duxbury. After retiring from the Town of Duxbury, Chief Clancy returned to Plympton to serve once again as the Town’s Police Chief, this time on an interim basis, and has been doing so with great dedication for the past two years.
Chief Clancy has as extensive background in law enforcement, with over 35 years of service, 19 of which have been in the capacity of Police Chief. Chief Clancy also possesses a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Chief Clancy has worked tirelessly over the past two years to further professionalize the Plympton Police Department and has brought the Department closer to accreditation by improving upon policies and procedures during his tenure. Additionally, Chief Clancy has been instrumental in uniting the Department’s officers and staff by leading through example and he has also spearheaded numerous other significant projects, including facilitating major improvements in the Town’s technology.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank Chief Clancy for his dedicated service to the Town of Plympton and we wish him all the best as he begins this exciting new chapter.