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 and as a full-time Intelligence Officer in
Massachusetts’ 104th Fighter Wing, where he also acted as Wing Anti-Terrorism Officer directing physical, personnel and operational security programs. He has also served in the 102nd
Intelligence Wing in Massachusetts prior to retiring after 23 years in 2018.

“I am grateful to the membership and the Executive Board for the trust that they have placed in me,” said Mackey. “I believe that we must do better as an Association, and I intend to start reforms

Minutes of the Executive Board and membership meeting will be maintained digitally, and certified on no less than a monthly basis. They will record the actions and spending of the Executive Board and will be part of the financial records of the Association, maintained for no less than seven years. An annual budget will be drafted and submitted to the Executive Board, and a monthly spending report will be prepared by the Treasurer and reviewed by the Executive Board.

The new Association President has extensive training in a variety of areas through both the military and the Massachusetts State Police. He received the Insurance Investigator of the Year Award from the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators for his work in a multi-state case targeting a large-scale operation that resulted in a combined total of 289 felony indictments and dozens of arrests and convictions in 2015.

Mackey holds a B.A. in political science and philosophy from the University of Massachusetts, and an M.S. in strategic intelligence from the National Intelligence University in Washington, DC.