Chief Rosemary Naughton
Rosemary “Rosie” Naughton has spent the last twenty years in law enforcement. She started her career in a small municipal police department and enjoyed a variety of assignments ranging from D.A.R.E. Officer, to domestic violence investigator and instructor. She then moved to college law enforcement and worked for both private and state institutions in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Working through the ranks, she obtained the position of Chief in 1996 at Framingham State College and then was hired by Worcester State College as Chief of College Police in 2001.
Chief Naughton is a member of M.A.C.L.E.A. (Massachusetts Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators). She is also a member of IACLEA (International Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators). She served as a member of the Board of Directors for NECUSA organization from 2003 - 2007. She was selected as one the National Incident Command System instructors to teach college administrators, health professionals, public safety officials, and police officers how to handle disasters. Chief Naughton has taught this Simulation –Based Command Post Training around the country for the last two years. This program is funded by both IACLEA and Homeland Security and its curriculum is approved by the Office of Domestic Preparedness.
She obtained her B.S. in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College and earned her M.Ed. in Health Education with C.H.E.S. certification from Worcester State College. Chief Naughton serves as an adjunct faculty for the Health Science Department at Worcester State College.