Bedford Police Chief Robert Bongiorno To Speak at First Parish Lyceum – Sunday, October 6

Submitted by Virginia Packer

Chief Robert Bongiorno of the Bedford Police Department - Image (c) JMcCT, 2013
Chief Robert Bongiorno of the Bedford Police Department – Image (c) JMcCT, 2013

All residents of Bedford are invited to hear Bedford Police Chief Robert Bongiorno when he speaks at the First Parish Lyceum on Sunday, October 6. The Lyceum begins at 9:30 am. Visitors are urged to use the Elm Street entrance and come to Room 202 on the building’s second floor. First Parish is fully accessible.

Bongiorno will talk about the Marathon bombings and the role the Bedford Police Department played in the events leading up to the capture of the terrorist suspects. He will follow his remarks with a short video of the events in Watertown/Boston, and will then share information about ongoing community policing initiatives. There will be time for questions at the end of his presentation.

First Parish on the Common in Bedford is a Unitarian Universalist congregation that was gathered in 1729; built its historic meeting house in 1815; and was acclaimed as a Breakthrough Congregation by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) in 2012. First Parish is fully handicapped-accessible and is located at 75 The Great Road, Bedford, MA. To learn more about the congregation, visit its website at or call 781-275-7994.

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