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34th Annual MLEMF Ceremony

By MPA | September 21, 2023

The 34th Annual Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is next Wednesday, September 27th at 1:00PM

2023 Convention – Marriott Downtown Springfield

By MPA | September 8, 2023

Get Ready Springfield, MA! We’re coming! This year’s annual convention will be held in Springfield, October 18-20th. Location:Marriott Springfield Downtown2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA 01115Phone: 413-781-7111Direct Link to Book Rooms:

2023 Convention Site Announced

By MPA | August 23, 2023

Get Ready Springfield, MA! We’re coming! This year’s annual convention will be held in Springfield, October 18-20th. More information will be released in the near future! Save the dates!

POST Disciplinary Records Release

By MPA | August 22, 2023

Earlier today the POST Commission released their disciplinary records list as submitted by departments across the Commonwealth.  Our phones were on fire with members who felt blindsided by the report.  Many felt betrayed after being told that routine matters would not be noted in the report. It is clear that not all departments reported in …

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American Income Life Insurance Benefit

By MPA | August 17, 2023

We have heard from many members regarding the FREE American Income Life Insurance benefit of $4,000 for both Retired and Active Members. We temporarily paused our relationship with American Income Life while we worked out some new protocols but are now proud to announce our partnership again. Rest assured previous benefits are in tact and were not …

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Brookline Arbitration Decision

By MPA | May 2, 2023

Please take a look at the JLMC Arbitration Decision. VP Rick Pedrini worked hard to aid in what we feel is a great decision in favor of the Union.Brookline JLMC Decision

Joint Committee on Public Service

By MPA | April 3, 2023

The Joint Committee on Public service is holding a hearing to collect testimony. The hearing is a hybrid format and those wishing to attend virtually must register. Please visit: for more information. The deadline to register is Monday, April 3 at 4:00PM

Scholarship Application Deadline March 31

By MPA | March 26, 2023

Just a reminder that scholarship applications are due by March 31, 2023. Children of Active and Retired members in good standing are eligible. Children of deceased members who were in good standing at the time of their death are also eligible. The MPA awards seven $1,000 scholarships in five geographical areas. Click here to download …

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Civil Service Promotional Exam Task Analysis Survey Update

By MPA | March 15, 2023

After a meeting with HRD and other stakeholders today, it is clear that without greater participation in the exam survey, ALL promotional exams are in peril. There has been limited participation up to now. Everyone agreed the length is the survey is a roadblock. The survey was formulated by the exam vendor and is necessary in order …

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Retiree Earning Cap Returns

By MPA | January 11, 2023

Last week PERAC released a memo to all retirement boards announcing that the earnings waiver enjoyed over the last three years expired on 12/31/22. Although we are filing legislation to provide relief, members are reminded of the current law. Retirees who left before 2022 are allowed to make the difference between their pension and the current …

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For over 100 years the Massachusetts Police Association has been the voice for police officers throughout the Commonwealth. From Greater Boston to Worcester, the Cape and Islands to Springfield, we are proud and honored to represent those who serve our communities and campuses. The MPA strives to provide the men and women of law enforcement with the support required to get the job done safely and professionally. We are your oldest and strongest voice on Beacon Hill. We fight to maintain your collective bargaining rights, your hard-earned benefits, and to ensure you have the tools you need on the street and in the courtroom. Our Legal Defense is second to none and has decades of experience to prove it. If you are a member or an unaffiliated police officer looking for answers to questions regarding benefits or other information, the MPA is here to help.

Massachusetts Police Association

The MPA was established in the 20th century with a simple mission in mind: represent law enforcement officers who serve the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Since our founding, we have inducted thousands of police officers and their supporters into our ranks, and successfully achieved our goals to create an entity that police can always turn to when they are in need.