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Lowell Humphrey Named District Residency Officer / High School Monitor

Mr. Lowell F. Humphrey, former Canton, Connecticut Chief of Police, has been named District Residency Officer and Plainville High School Monitor, according to Superintendent of Schools, Jeffrey Kitching.

In this position, Humphrey will hold a variety of responsibilities including student residency investigations, working with local law enforcement agencies, and monitoring the student population at Plainville High School.

Humphrey's career in law enforcement and public safety spans more than 30 years, culminating with his retirement as Canton, Connecticut's Chief of Police in 2009. In addition, he has served as a member of the Canton Volunteer Fire Company for more than 20 years, and as its Chief for 7 years. In addition, he has served as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for 30 years. Through his involvement as a law enforcement official, Humphrey was extensively involved in the implementation of emergency plans and security for Canton public schools.

Humphrey also served on the Canton Board of Selectmen and Canton Board of Education, and in a number of youth serving volunteer roles. "I am excited to begin in this role with Plainville Community Schools. It is a natural extension of my training and background in public safety," said Humphrey. "I know that the Plainville school district strives for well behaved, respectful school environments, and I am looking forward to supporting that focus, while utilizing my training and experience in public safety."

Humphrey holds an associate degree in Law Enforcement from Manchester Community College. He and his wife reside in Canton, Connecticut. He began as District Residency Officer and Plainville High School Monitor on September 3, 2013.

"This new position will provide better supervision in and around PHS during the school day and bring much needed assistance to Central Office as we continue to improve our efforts to verify residency of new students. It is a critical position and we are thrilled to have someone with Lowell’s background and credentials joining us," noted Superintendent of Schools, Jeffrey Kitching.

-Posted on September 3, 2013 at 10:48 AM

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