Chief of Police
Chief Dana 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 January 1, 2005, he was promoted to Lieutenant and served as Shift Commander in the Patrol Division. In the fall of 2015, he was appointed Operations Lieutenant and Accreditation Manager until January 2019 when he was promoted to the rank of Captain.
Chief Flynn has 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’s degree in Emergency Management from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Chief Flynn is a recipient of the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award for successful completion of FBI-LEEDA’s Supervisor Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute, and Executive Leadership Institute.