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Shawn P. Marando
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  • Sharon, MA
  • United States
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Shawn P. Marando was featured
Oct 16, 2012
Shawn P. Marando replied to Skip Kirkwood's discussion Violence Against EMS Personnel?
"  Greetings all, Hopefully I am not intruding here.  I am currently a police officer, and I say currently because I was shot last year during a shootout with a suspect during a 911 call for domestic violence.  The shoot-out occurred…"
Oct 9, 2012
Shawn P. Marando is now a member of JEMS Connect - EMS Emergency Medical Services
Oct 9, 2012

Profile Information

Primary Agency/Department Type
Law Enforcement
Primary Department/Agency Name
Boston Police Department
Department/Agency Web Site
Years in EMS/Public Safety
Other Past or Current Departments
My Training:
Besides being a police officer, I am also the owner of Progresive Defense Systems, LLC. A company that focuses on the development and instruction of non-violent systems of restraint and apprehension for First Responders.

My website is

We will be at booth 2119 at this years Wolrd EMS Expon in New orleans.
About Me
Pior military, and currently a police officer in Boston, MA.

Also the survivor of a close combat shoot-out which occured on 6/14/11.

My awards;

Commissioners Commendation, 2/02
Commissioners Commendation, 8/02
Commissioners Ideas for Change winner, 7/05
Department Medal of Honor, 12/05
Boston Police Relief Association Memorial Award, 12/05
Trooper George L. Hanna Memorial Award Bravery, 10/05
Boston Police Patrolmans Assoc. Honor Award, 7/06
Boston Police Department Schroeder Brothers Award for Valor, 12/11
Boston Police Department Medal of Honor, 12/11
Boston Police Relief Association Memorial Award, 12/11
Medal of Honor, MA Association of Italian-American Police Officers, 05/12
Local Hero Award, ASIS International - Boston, MA, 06/12
Medal of Valor, American Legion, 06/12
Certificate of Commendation, American Legion, 06/12
George L. Hanna Memorial Award Bravery, 10/12
Day Job
Further development of our Copkido program
Personal Site/Profile
I Love Being in EMS Because
I can share my skills and experience in an attempt to save the lives of others.
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