Saturday, December 29, 2012
Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers.
Drunk driving arrests by Massachusetts State Police increased by 30 percent - or more than 1,100 drivers - said Massachusetts State Police Superintendent Colonel Timothy Allen at a press conference outside of Massachusetts State Police headquarters in Framingham Friday morning. As of yesterday, Dec. 27, Massachusetts State Police had arrested 4,866 individuals and charged them with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. In 2011, Massachusetts State Police arrested 3,728 individuals. Massachusetts State Police and local police departments will be out in force this holiday weekend looking for drunk, impaired and dangerous drivers on the roads, as part of their Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday campaign. Natick …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Preventing people from looting their neighbors' homes is part of the troopers' work in New Jersey.
New Jersey called; Massachusetts answered. The state of New Jersey asked for help with devastation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, requesting that nearby states send law enforcement officers to help keep peace and order in the hardest-hit areas of New Jersey. On Saturday, a detachment of 25 troopers from the Massachusetts State Police was selected and sent, reporting to Fort Dix to be sworn in as police officers. The Massachusetts State Police officers are working with Louisiana State Police and New Jersey State Police in areas including Brick, Ocean Park, Seaside Heights and Palisades Park. Many of the MSP troopers are experienced with storm-related issues, especially after the destructive storms Massachusetts has experienced over the …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Two Norwood residents were among those graduating Friday.
Friday, March 9, 2012
Governor Deval Patrick, Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan and Colonel Marian McGovern today welcomed the 80th Recruit Training Troop to the ranks of the Massachusetts State Police. Among those welcomed to the State Police ranks were James B. Coyle and David M. DiCrescenzo of Norwood. The 208 trainees were appointed to the rank of trooper at their State Police Academy Graduation Ceremony at the DCU Center in Worcester. “These graduates hold the honor of being the largest, most highly trained class the academy has ever produced, and the first in over five years,” said Governor Patrick. “I am pleased that we were able to secure the resources to make this happen for the State Police class, which …