John Arena '42
Chief of Police in Natick, retired in 1987
John is the only policeman in Natick to serve as Patrolman, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Chief of Police.
He served 39 months in the military with the 14th Armored Division, including 10 months combat in Europe.
Among his community activities he served as President of Massachusetts
Police Chiefs Association, President of Sons of Italy, and he was appointed to the Governor's "Criminal Justice Training Council.
John received citations for his accomplishments from both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives.
Advice to Students:
Go to college, study, become involved in athletics, and be motivated in what you want to be.
Inducted November 24, 1998