“Another bittersweet retirement post…
Yesterday, November 27, 2021, at 4:00 PM, was Officer Mark Fornaciari’s last day as a full-time Freetown Police Officer. Officially, on November 30, 2021, Officer Fornaciari will retire from the Freetown Police Department after over 30-years of law enforcement service.
A native of Dartmouth, Mark started his service to our Great Nation as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Upon completion, Mark continued his service as a member of Mansfield Police Department and Bristol County Sheriff’s Office before joining the ranks of FPD in 2003.
Throughout his career, Mark has held various roles including Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Armorer, Taser Instructor and Defensive Tactics Instructor. Mark was instrumental in the training of new officers, both in the academy and in the field; especially for OC-spray and Taser day! Mark was also an active member of the Freetown Police Association, serving as the President for several years, and remaining active on the Executive Board in the years since.
Mark, thank you for your decades-long service to our Nation, the Commonwealth and the Town of Freetown – you will be missed.
“You’re a Gentlemen and a Scholar!”
Mark’s retirement is the second of an anticipated six scheduled retirements in the next three years.” -Freetown Police Department.