Safety first for Lowell officer

Safety first for Lowell officer

There are 9 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Nov 12, 2007, titled Safety first for Lowell officer. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Every once and a while, Lowell police Officer Paul Corcoran sits at work and trolls the Internet, just looking, and taking notes.

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Pelletier Family

Oxford, MA

#1 Nov 12, 2007
Paul is a great police officer and friend to everyone in the community.
We are glad he is being recognized.
lowell ma

Lowell, MA

#2 Nov 12, 2007
Pelletier Family wrote:
Paul is a great police officer and friend to everyone in the community.
We are glad he is being recognized.
I meet Paul a few yrs. back,not only should he be recognized he should be given an award with the work he does.
lowell ma

Lowell, MA

#3 Nov 12, 2007
I just found the webpage that Paul posted, what a wonderful idea.Thank you keep up the excellant work.
Lorraine Parkhurst

Meredith, NH

#4 Nov 12, 2007
Good job Paul,It's great to read Such positive comments,about your daily life.
Kudos to you.
Give our best to Theresa & Family.The Parkhurst's of Gilford,N.H.
Lorraine Parkhurst

Meredith, NH

#5 Nov 12, 2007
Kudos Paul,for the great job you do.
Tony K

Woburn, MA

#6 Nov 12, 2007
Paul is following in the footsteps of the great Mario Sepe, who was also the safety officer in Lowell in the 1960's.
Good job, Paul.

United States

#7 Nov 12, 2007
Nice to see the heart of the meaning "To Protect and to Serve."

Paul, hope you're touring the Schools to teach about the dangers of Water. I know it is near winter and nobody is is out swimming in unguarded areas, But with winter come ice... Scariest event in my life was when i was a young boy of maybe ten. I was on the banks of the Concord by the Sixth arch railroad bridge. Out of the blue, i slipped down the embankment and skidded halfway across the river to the point where the water wasn't frozen solid. I figure the river is 110 feet across there, so the ice ran out from the shore a good 55 feet. i slid 50 feet across that ice before both me and my heart stopped. I hope you tell the children that while ice might look safe and inviting, it can be treacherous.
nobody important

Columbus, IN

#8 Nov 13, 2007
I was a young kid in the highlands a few(several) years back when an Officer Corcoran brought me home for the beating of a lifetime. I thank God every day he did. He saved my future. I am a Police Officer now in a small town and think of this officer often and try to do to others as he did to me. I don't know if it is the same Officer, but if so I say thank you for a lesson well learned and a life well spent
Paul Corcoran

Dracut, MA

#10 Aug 5, 2014
Thank you for all your kind comments. I'm sorry that Chief Taylor opted to eliminate the position of Safety Officer when he became Chief. Personally, I think it was an error in judgement. But, this led me to consider other options and I decided to retire from LPD. Thanks again for your kind words. I tried my best when I was the Safety Officer. Part of me wishes I was still there running safety events again.

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