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January 1, 2013

Shamrock leaves a solid foundation with Falls police

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Niagara Gazette — "We've been in the office the last two days and and it's so empty," Giaquinto said. "It's the cleanest I've ever seen his office. But his vest and raid jacket are there, I'm really sad. He is irreplaceable. he will always be a great part of my life. I'll never forget him."

Faso said, despite his captain's low-key approach, his accomplishments won't be forgotten either.

"He didn't want the spotlight, never did," Faso said. "But he had such an impact on this community."

Shamrock said he believes, as he leaves, that the department is "in good shape."

"I'll miss the 20 calls a day before noon, the silence of the phone will be deafening," he said with a laugh. "This has been my love for my life. But it's time for the young guns."

The "young guns" say they'll build off of their captain's foundation.

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