In the film, Jonathan Searle played one of two boys who panic on the beach while swimming around with a fake shark fin.
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts – A man who had a brief but key role in Jaws as a child, was appointed police chief on the island of Massachusetts, where the 1975 film was partially shot.
Last week, Jonathan Searle was offered the post of chief of police at Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard.
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“I am clearly delighted, and I am humbled and honored to have been offered this position,” said Searle, who is currently a sergeant of Edgartown Police, at the Vineyard Gazette, which first announced the appointment.
At the heart of the film is the efforts of a police chief in a fictional resort town who is trying to rid local waters of a killer shark. Scenes were filmed at various locations on Martha’s Vineyard.
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In the film, Searle played one of two boys who panic on the beach while swimming around with a fake shark fin.
Searle, whose father was chief of police in Edgartown, will take over the post at Oak Bluffs next month.
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According to the Vineyard Gazette, Searle has served in Edgartown Police since 1986.
In addition to serving as a city police officer for many years, he recently led the city’s Project Outreach initiative, a nationwide program that brings police officers together with 911 recovery coaches for people with addictions so they can offer counseling and treatment options. instead of a threatening emergency response with sirens and flashers, the MV Times reports.