SCOTUS passes on Qualified Immunity Review & House Docket 5128 Update!

Yesterday, the SCOTUS chose not to review cases regarding qualified immunity. This principle protects government employees acting in an official capacity from lawsuit unless their actions violate ” clearly established”¬†federal law or constitutional rights. It takes four justices to take up a case. In the past, Justice Sotomayor, the most liberal on the court and …

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House Bill HD.5128

We are tracking this Bill closely as it is in the early stages of development. As of yesterday, it did not have a filing number yet. We look forward to an open dialogue and having a voice in any future reform discussions. Stay tuned as we will keep you posted to any updates. The bill …

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Passing of Rutland Police Officer

The Massachusetts Police Association sends our condolences to the family of Officer John Songy who succumbed to the COVID-19 virus earlier this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as well as the with our fellow brothers and sisters of the Rutland Police Department

MPA New Website Launches!

The MPA is proud to announce the launch of our new website. We are still ironing out some of the fine details and updating the content but we couldn’t wait any longer to launch! We are also working on streamlining the Legal Defense Fund signup and renewal process! Stay tuned!

MPA Endorses Steven Xiarhos

Proud to report that the MPA Executive Board voted unanimously today to endorse Steven G. Xiarhos candidate for 5th Barnstable District. Special attention to our Cape Cod Brothers and Sisters. Steve is a retired Deputy Chief from Yarmouth PD.


On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Chief James Guido was sworn in as President of the MPA by Lieutenant Governor Karen Polito. Also the 2020 Executive Board was sworn in.