MPA

2021 Annual Convention

We are proud to announce the return of an in-person convention. We will be returning to Plymouth, MA. The convention site will be Hotel 1620, 180 Water Street, Plymouth, MA. The Convention will be held Wednesday, October 20, 2021 thru Friday October 22, 2021. Wednesday is an arrival day and also the day of our …

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Support a Fellow Sister

Take a moment to consider donating to help a fellow sister. Please take a moment and consider helping a fellow sister officer.https://gofund.me/5d607d5f

Legislative Update

Although the State House¬†remains in lockdown business is slowly progressing.¬† This week the House released its budget for fiscal year 2022. We continue to go through it but noted that it increases spending over the Governors proposal and puts more money into local aid. We don’t expect any legislative/policy changes to be taken up during …

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MARKEY, PRESSLEY REINTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO FULLY END QUALIFIED IMMUNITY

Representative Pressley and Senator Markey have reintroduced a bill to eliminate qualified immunity. The bill was a re-file of legislation proposed last session in the wake of the death of George Floyd. They were joined by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representatives Jim McGovern, Seth Moulton and Katherine Clark and a number of others as co …

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MPA Scholarship Program

MPA Scholarship Program: Just a reminder that scholarship applications are due by March 31, 2021. 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. Please …

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Hours after Reform Signed, Trooper Shot

Less than twelve hours after Police Reform was signed into Law, A Massachusetts State Trooper was shot in an incident in Springfield. Luckily he was not seriously injured or killed. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and our brothers and sisters of the Massachusetts State Police