Plymouth Chief of Police
Chief Michael E. Botieri began his law enforcement career as a Plymouth Police Officer in May of 1985. He graduated from the First Municipal Police Officers Class held at the Plymouth Police Academy in December of 1985, and worked his way up to the rank of Captain in 1996. In 2000, Botieri was designated as head of the Operations Division, overseeing the Uniformed Division, Dispatchers, Detectives Division, Prosecution Division, Safety Officer, and Harbormaster’s Division. Chief Botieri holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Southeastern Massachusetts University as well as a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. He is a graduate of the 171st session of the FBI’s prestigious National Academy in Quantico, Virginia as well as the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program. He is an active member of the New England Chapter FBI National Academy Associates and was elected as the 4th Vice President representing Massachusetts in June of 2008. Chief Botieri is a former member of the adjunct faculty at Quincy College where he taught several courses in Criminal Justice. He is a member of the Senior Staff as well as an Instructor for the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) at the Plymouth Police Academy.