John MacLellan

Patrol Night Shift
Title: Sergeant, Night Shift
Phone: 617-972-6538, mailbox 1253

About Sergeant MacLellan
Sergeant MacLellan was born and raised in Watertown the youngest child of Charles and Nancy MacLellan. John graduated Watertown High School in 1983 and went on to Bridgewater state college graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant MacLellan started with the Watertown police in 1990 as a night patrol officer.

In 1998 John was reassigned to night motorcycle patrol, patrolling parks, schools and the Charles River walkway along with his regular duties. Sergeant MacLellan is a personal trainer who runs the Cops and Kids weightlifting program at Watertown High School. A certified R.A.D. instructor (rape aggression defense) John also works with the females of Watertown to empower them through self-defense. He was promoted to Sergeant on June 5, 2008.

John is also a member of the N.E.M.L.E.C. motorcycle unit (a specialized unit attached to the RRT/SWAT unit of N.E.M.L.E.C.) While off duty Sgt. MacLellan enjoys weightlifting and riding his motorcycle with his wife Monique and daughter Taylor.

Message/Safety Tip
Look twice save a life motorcycles are everywhere! Stay strong, Stay positive, Stay in school.


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