Captain Dana A. Flynn began his career with the Plymouth Police Department as a Patrolman in May of 1997. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2001 and worked as a Patrol Supervisor for four years.
On New Year’s Day, 2005 he was promoted to Lieutenant and served as a Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. In the fall of 2015 he was appointed Operations Lieutenant and Accreditation Manager where he served for four years. Captain Flynn was promoted to the rank of Captain in January of 2019.
Captain Flynn is assigned to head the Administrative Division of the Plymouth Police Department. His responsibilities include overseeing the Department Accreditation, supervising the Training Division, Records Division, Fleet Maintenance, Firearms Licensing, Equipment and Auxiliary Services.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England College. In 2009 he earned a second Master of Science Degree in Emergency Management from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.