Yarmouth Police Honor the Retirement of Detective Russell Giammarco

– Wednesday, during a special ceremony at Yarmouth Police Headquarters at 1:00 p.m., the men and women of the Yarmouth Police Department and countless numbers of fellow Law Enforcement and Public Safety Professionals, Community Leaders, and Family and Friends officially commended  the retirement of Yarmouth Police Department Detective Russell Giammarco after his over 43 years of part-time and full-time service to the citizens of Yarmouth, his fellow Yarmouth Police Officers, and all of his brother and sister Police Officers all over New England.

Detective Giammarco began his career with the Yarmouth Police Department as a Summer Reserve Police Officer in 1972 and since then has served in many capacities. Some of them were:

•             Year Round Reserve Police Officer
•             Police Dispatcher
•             Patrol Officer
•             SWAT Officer
•             Detective
•             Burglary Investigator
•             Sexual Assault Investigator
•             Drug Enforcement Detective

In addition to attending numerous local and national specialized training programs, Detective Giammarco is a Class of 1972 graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School and has also earned three college degrees:

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Anna Maria College
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Northeastern University
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Cape Cod Community College

Detective Giammarco has served with pride and devotion. During his career Detective Giammarco has been awarded over 41 Official Awards and Commendations.

Russell and his loving and devoted family; which includes his father Gaetano who served as a Yarmouth Police Officer in the 1960’s, and his son Nicholas who is currently serving as a Yarmouth Police Patrol Officer and will proudly carry on the three generations of Giammarco Family Law Enforcement that has left an everlasting mark of honor that is part of the history of the town of Yarmouth and legacy of the Law Enforcement profession and family.

Yarmouth Police congratulate Russell on his retirement and wish him “Fair Winds and Following Seas!”
Media release and photo furnished by Yarmouth Police 

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