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United We Rise–COVID-19 Response Day

The State Police Association of Massachusetts is partnering with other community groups and organizations in Boston to commemorate Black History Month through a day of community service. MA State Police organizations One Blue and the Massachusetts Minority State Police Officers Association, Inc are also collaborating with SPAM to support this engagement. The spread of [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

Labor Relations Charges

The Association has levied a second charge against the Department for unfair labor practices.  Earlier today, our labor attorney filed a charge of prohibited practice under M.G.L. c.150E with the Department of Labor Relations.  We now have charges moving forward against (1) the unilateral implementation of Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) without bargaining to resolution [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

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 [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

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 [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

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, [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

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 [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

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, [...]

2021-09-27T13:44:20+00:00

The role of SPAM and a discussion on Qualified Immunity

The State Police Association of Massachusetts was formed in 1968 to represent and act as the exclusive bargaining agent for all members of the uniformed branch of the Department of State Police, in all subject matter and procedures relating to wages, hours, standards of productivity and performance, and any other terms and conditions of [...]

2020-06-07T21:25:22+00:00

SPAM Response to UMass & MBTA

The State Police Association of Massachusetts represents the Sergeants and Troopers that make up the uniformed branch of the State Police. For over 150 years, the Massachusetts State Police has served the Commonwealth with distinction, through natural disasters, terrorist attacks, riots and other disturbances. In recent days, we have ensured the safe exercise of [...]

2020-06-05T17:53:46+00:00
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