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 assault resulting in a second trooper shot in as many months.  Criminal elements of society have grown more daring and emboldened as a [...]

The Association 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 Benevolent Fund to assist, not only our members, but other first responders injured in the line of duty.  This fund has assisted community [...]


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 bill. Below is the text of two media statements released by SPAM last evening and today. Also attached are statements from MCOP and [...]

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, volunteers will be distributing the meals to 150 eligible families in the Grove Hall section of Boston.  In addition to turkeys, the 25 [...]

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 Massachusetts need your leadership. To those who have not had the pleasure of your company or counsel, please allow me some fair words.  [...]

Trooper Thomas Devlin

The State Police Association of Massachusetts is saddened to announce the line of duty death of one of our members. Trooper Thomas Devlin, a member of the 66th Recruit Training Troop (RTT), a 35 year veteran of the State Police, will be greatly missed. Throughout his long and distinguished career, Trooper Devlin served at the State Police Concord Barracks (A-3). Trooper Devlin succumbed to his injuries that were sustained in the line of duty while he [...]

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