Three Marion Police Officers promoted

Jan 21, 2021

MARION — Three members of the Marion Police Department received promotions at the Jan. 19 Board of Selectmen's meeting.

Sergeant Jeffrey Habicht is now a lieutenant, and officers Larry C. Savery and Sean Day were promoted to sergeant. 

"I'd like to congratulate Lt. Habicht, Sgt. Savery and Sgt. Day on their promotions," Police Chief Richard Nighelli said. "Each brings several years of experience and valuable skills to their new positions and I am confident that they will continue to serve the Marion community well."

Habicht joined the department full-time in 2011. He was promoted to sergeant in 2018, and serves a variety of roles, acting as a technology and web expert and a medical and infection control officer. He has extensive training in CPR, threat response, and emergency dispatch. 

Savery, a senior field training and firearms range instructor, joined the Marion Police Department full-time in 2001. He is a founding member of the Marion Police Honor Guard and is trained in emergency medical dispatch. He previously served as a deputy sheriff for Bristol County, as a police officer at St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, and as a reserve officer for Marion. Savery’s family has a lengthy history of service for the Marion Police.

Day joined the Marion Police Department in 2016, and currently serves as a special police officer in Cohasset and as a deputy sheriff for Plymouth County. Day is a field training and evidence room officer with training in mountain bike patrol, 911 telecommunications, and emergency medical dispatch. Formerly employed in the financial services sector, Day is now a member of the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators.