Marion Police promotes first female supervisor

Jun 23, 2021

MARION — Marion Police Department has its first female supervisor in department history after officer Alisha Crosby was promoted to the rank of sergeant during the Marion Board of Selectmen meeting on June 22.

Crosby has been with Marion PD for 15 years and is the school resource officer at Sippican School as well as serving as a field training officer and certified sexual assault investigator for the department.

"I am very pleased to announce Sgt. Crosby as our newest sergeant and this department's first female supervisor," Police Richard Chief Nighelli said. "Sgt. Crosby is a valued member of the Marion Police Department and has earned this promotion with her many years of service and dedication to the Marion community."

Crosby is also a key contributor to the department’s annual toy drive for children in need and has been recognized for her work with foster children by both the Justice Resource Institute and the Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement. She is also a certified ALICE active shooter training instructor.