About the State Police Association of Massachusetts
The State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) was formed in 1968 to represent and act as the exclusive bargaining agent for all members of the Uniformed Branch of the Department of State Police, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The organization is made up of all Troopers and Sergeants in the State Police. The Association represents its members in all procedures relating to wages, hours, standards of productivity and performance, and any other terms and conditions of employment, as well as issues relating to mutual aid which SPAM Troopers and Sergeants provide to communities across the Commonwealth.
State Police Association Of Massachusetts
The State Police Association of Massachusetts supports its members and their families while they face the challenges of one of the toughest careers in America: law enforcement. While Troopers are helping the public, the Association is helping its members cope with death, injuries, illness, and the daily dangers of the job. The Association provides emergency relief funds, scholarships, and grants to Troopers, their families and to members of the community. The Association also gives generously to various school and community programs across the Commonwealth.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Ultimate Sacrifice
Routine patrol duties are never ‘routine.’ Danger can be found in every aspect of a Trooper’s job, from a traffic stop along the side of a highway to a manhunt for a serial killer. Massachusetts State Troopers risk their lives every day while serving and protecting you. Many have made the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of their duties. A list of Massachusetts State Troopers who have been killed in the line of duty, along with links to websites that honor fallen law enforcement officers, can be found at the link below.