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Stop the Attacks on Law Enforcement

The State Police Association of Massachusetts is disgusted by the endless onslaught of attacks on law enforcement by violent assailants, special interest groups and the political establishment, that is seemingly more concerned with press conferences than training, equipping and supporting modern, professional police services. Last night we closed out 2020 with yet another firearm [...]

Spam Benevolent Fund Provides Financial Assistance to NH Trooper Merrill

On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020, Trooper Matthew Merrill of the NH State Police – Troop F was shot and wounded in the line of duty. Remarkably, Trooper Merrill survived the critical incident. The event however, left him with serious injuries and a long road to recovery. The State Police Association of Massachusetts created a [...]

SOG 12-1-20: CALL TO ACTION

The State Police Association, along with our partners from the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Policy Group, Massachusetts Coalition of Police, Fraternal Order of Police, Boston Police Patrolman’s Association, Boston Police Detective’s Benevolent Society, Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts and numerous other public safety unions, continue to express our many concerns with the recent police reform [...]

State Police Association of Massachusetts Organizes Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway for Vulnerable Families

Works With Neighborhood Network Center And MSP For Second Annual Event What: For the second year in a row, the State Police Association of Massachusetts is providing full turkey dinners to families in Boston for Thanksgiving.  Working in conjunction with the Neighborhood Network Center, Inc. of Boston and the Massachusetts State Police, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

President’s Message To The Membership RE: Senate S.2800 and Qualified Immunity

Dear Association members, It strikes me as fundamentally cruel that absolute or qualified immunity exists in the law for every single government official in Massachusetts, but now the Senate wants to carve out an exception that will overly expose police officers, who have one of the most dangerous jobs that calls for split-second decisions [...]

Connecticut State Police Union Offers $1,000 Reward

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at approximately 0300 hours, in the Town of Danielson, Connecticut, unknown individual(s) forced entry into a locked State Police cruiser and stole several items, including, but not limited to; a semi-automatic Bushmaster XM 15 Rifle. As a result of this threat to the public's safety, the Connecticut State Police [...]

Sergeant Doug Weddleton 10-year memorial service at State Police Foxboro

On June 16, 2010, Sergeant Doug Weddleton was killed in the line of duty.  Sgt. Weddleton was working a construction detail on Rt. 95 in Mansfield when he encountered a vehicle that had blocked the ramp.  While speaking with the operator of this vehicle a second vehicle struck the first vehicle, which ultimately caused [...]

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