Press Releases

Press Releases2020-05-08T20:59:12+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.  The idea was the brainchild of Cathy Draine, the Director of Community Engagement for SPAM.  Draine, who works part-time for SPAM, is a [...]

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 investigations, disciplinary action, medical retirement hearings, grand jury investigations and litigation. Attorney Thompson and Attorney Hanley will also provide strategic legal advice to [...]

State Police Association of Massachusetts Troopers to Attend Billy’s Fun Run

Troopers to Participate in Run Dedicated to the Late Detective Lieutenant William “Bill” Coulter Brockton, MA– State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) members will attend Billy’s Fun Run this Saturday, October 5th in remembrance of the late Detective Lieutenant William “Bill” Coulter at D.W. Field Park, 370 Oak Street in Brockton. The Run is a tribute to Coulter, an avid marathon runner who dedicated much of his life to the charity Cops for Kids with Cancer. Coulter died [...]

State Police Association of Massachusetts Honors Former Long-Time Member William Coulter Who Passed Away This Week

Boston, MA – The State Police Association of Massachusetts (SPAM) is finding several ways to honor their former member, Detective Lieutenant William “Billy” Coulter. Coulter was a longtime chairman of the charitable association Cops for Kids with Cancer which supported families dealing with childhood cancer, as well as being a top-notch trooper, investigator and triathlete, among numerous other roles. Coulter was a SPAM member for much of his almost 45-year career with the Massachusetts State Police. He began [...]

State Police Association of Massachusetts Names New President

New Leader Calls for Reform The State Police Association of Massachusetts today announced that its Executive Board (EBoard) voted in Trooper Corey J. Mackey as President. Mackey is presently assigned to the Franklin/Hampshire State Police Detective Unit, where he is responsible for investigating major crimes within the jurisdiction of the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. Mackey joined the Massachusetts State Police in October 2011 after a long career with the military. He spent time as both a traditional guardsman [...]