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SPAM Supports Mothers of the Commonwealth with gift cards

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, community based organizations that usually serve vulnerable populations on site are working overtime to reach out to their clients and make sure they have the things they need during these trying times. This work is especially challenging for smaller nonprofits in the Commonwealth. When SPAM found out that one of its new community partners, the Neighborhood Network Center located in north Dorchester needed help supporting the older adults in their Golden Academy [...]

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 [...]

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 the couch and get some exercise while still safely sheltering in place. The program, titled “Workout with a Trooper,” launches at 11:30 a.m. [...]

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 [...]

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