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Endorsement of State Representative Timothy R. Whelan

Dear Representative Whelan, The State Police Association of Massachusetts respectfully requests your acceptance of an endorsement for your re-election in the First Barnstable district of the Massachusetts House.  Your steadfast commitment to truth and justice represents the highest principles of an American government answerable to its citizens.  Now more than ever, the people of [...]

2020-09-24T23:43:47+00:00

Thanks to the courageous Senators

Early Tuesday morning, ten (10) State Senators stood bravely apart from the hurriedly formed, submitted and rushed-to-vote Senate bill S.2800. The votes cast do not detract or reject police reform, but rather focuses our attention on reforms that are sound, attainable, and well- reasoned. We wish to extend our thanks to Senators Collins, DiZoglio, Fattman, [...]

2020-07-15T22:07:24+00:00

The role of SPAM and a discussion on Qualified Immunity

The State Police Association of Massachusetts 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, in all subject matter and procedures relating to wages, hours, standards of productivity and performance, and any other terms and conditions of [...]

2020-06-07T21:25:22+00:00

SPAM Response to UMass & MBTA

The State Police Association of Massachusetts represents the Sergeants and Troopers that make up the uniformed branch of the State Police. For over 150 years, the Massachusetts State Police has served the Commonwealth with distinction, through natural disasters, terrorist attacks, riots and other disturbances. In recent days, we have ensured the safe exercise of [...]

2020-06-05T17:53:46+00:00

The State Police Association of Massachusetts releases statement on protests and violence

Boston, MA – The State Police Association of Massachusetts is outraged at the tragic death of George Floyd.  We denounce in the strongest terms the senseless acts of violence and destruction of property which followed, dishonoring Mr. Floyd's memory. The men and women of the Massachusetts State Police are highly trained, especially in de-escalation [...]

2020-06-05T01:43:11+00:00

The State Police Association of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts State Police Introduce “Chat With a Trooper”

FRAMINGHAM, MA— The State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) and the Massachusetts State Police today announced that they are starting a new program to help a vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Chat with a Trooper” connects a group of senior citizens with volunteer state troopers for a friendly conversation during the COVID crisis.  [...]

2020-05-08T21:16:49+00:00

Massachusetts State Police Launch Online ‘Workout with a Trooper’ to Help Children Exercise

Massachusetts State Police troopers, beginning Monday morning, are launching an online calisthenics program designed to help kids get off the couch and get some exercise while still safely sheltering in place. SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts -- Massachusetts State Police troopers, beginning Monday morning, are launching an online calisthenics program designed to help kids get off [...]

2020-07-15T12:41:21+00:00

State Police Association of Massachusetts Statement on Verdict in Case of Trooper Clardy’s Death – November 12, 2019

The State Police Association of Massachusetts would like to recognize the extraordinary efforts of the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office, the Troopers who responded to the scene and who conducted a thorough investigation, as well as the members of the public who assisted and continue to assist Trooper Clardy’s family and the Massachusetts State Police. [...]

2020-05-08T20:51:09+00:00

State Police Association Hires New Law Firm

Boston, MA– Butters Brazilian LLP is proud to announce its representation of the 1,900 Troopers and Sergeants of the State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM). SPAM is the largest law enforcement association in New England. Butters Brazilian attorneys Matthew Thompson and Patrick Hanley will provide counsel and representation to SPAM members in conjunction with internal [...]

2020-05-08T20:45:13+00:00
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