SHREWSBURY - Police Chief Kevin Anderson announced on Wednesday, November 3, that he issued Letters of Commendation to Officer Shawn Valliere and Detective Matthew Caola for life saving measures they and other first responders took to save a life in September.
On Wednesday, September 22, Valliere and Caola responded to a report of a one-year-old girl who was not breathing. Both initiated life-saving measures, including CPR and rescue breathing. Working together with Shrewsbury Firefighters and Worcester EMS to revive the girl, who was transported to the hospital and survived.
Shrewsbury Police also promoted two officers, Ryan Bradley and Mark Sklut, to the rank of Sergeant on Wednesday. It also held a ceremony to swear in the Department’s new team member, Officer Matthew Mattero.