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Driver Gets Year in Jail for Mass. Trooper's Death

June 24, 2014
A driver found guilty of vehicular homicide in a crash that killed a state trooper from Brockton, Mass., was sentenced Monday to serve one year in jail, and he cannot drive for 15 years.

Police Detonate Suspicious Boston Device on Marathon Bombing Anniversary

April 15, 2014
A high voltage fuse that apparently fell off a utility truck triggered a response by the State Police bomb squad to the state Department of Transportation’s Division Six headquarters in Boston.

Robbery Suspect Opens Fire On Mass. Officers

September 23, 2013
A suspect who fired at pursuing Massachusetts officers on Monday afternoon is now in grave condition and an officer is expected to fully recover because his body armor stopped a round.

Suspect Threatens Trooper with Voodoo Curse After Racist Rant

August 8, 2013
A drunk-driving suspect unleashed a racist tirade and threatened a Massachusetts trooper with a voodoo curse after allegedly running a newspaper delivery truck off the road on Monday.

Mass. Trooper Under Investigation Kills Self

July 30, 2013
A Massachusetts State Police trooper took his own life Monday, a day after he was relieved of duty as part of an investigation into an on-duty action.

Trooper Unlikely To Lose Job Over Tsarnaev Photos

July 24, 2013
The veteran Massachusetts State Police sergeant who released hundreds of photos of the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been placed in restrictive duty, the agency announced.

Facebook Page Rallies for Sgt. Who Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

July 22, 2013
More than 40,000 Facebook users have liked a page set up to support the Massachusetts trooper facing a disciplinary hearing for releasing stark images of the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Trooper Relieved of Duty for Releasing Boston Manhunt Photos

July 19, 2013
A Massachusetts State Police sergeant has been relieved of duty, after he released stark images of the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in response to a Rolling Stone magazine cover.

Video: Thermal Imagery Helped FBI Monitor Boston Bombing Suspect

April 22, 2013
Authorities used thermal imagery from a police helicopter to monitor the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he hid under a boat tarp for more than an hour.

Thermal Imagery of Boston Bombing Suspect

April 22, 2013

A Massachusetts State Police helicopter equipped with a FLIR camera captured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's final moments hiding in a boat before police arrested him Friday. Read the full story here.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford P.I. Utility

March 8, 2013

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.

Profiling an Active Shooter

August 17, 2012
Just like other criminals, active shooters fit a profile. Read this guide to identify their six common traits.

The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars

August 6, 2012

Agencies with fleet-replacement budgets have begun selecting the Chevrolet Caprice PPV, Dodge Charger Pursuit, Ford Police Interceptor sedan, and Ford P.I. Utility to patrol their jurisdictions. And the first wave of new-era patrol cars—with agency badging, logos, and color schemes—have reached the streets.

Two Mass. Troopers Struck By Drunk Drivers

June 28, 2012
Two Massachusetts State Police troopers were struck early Wednesday by drivers who were later cited for operating under the influence.

Mass. Trooper Talks Man Off Bridge

June 19, 2012
Trooper Michael Chapdelaine, who was the first to respond to the scene, was able to get the man to agree to seek medical treatment rather than committing suicide.

Mass. Trooper In Norman Rockwell Painting Dies

May 8, 2012
Richard Clemens was a 29-year-old trooper when Rockwell asked him to pose for the painting. Rockwell showed him leaning down toward the boy with a red knapsack on the floor behind him.

Mass. and Vermont Troopers Get Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols

December 16, 2011
Massachusetts troopers will receive the M&P45 pistol, while Vermont troopers will get the M&P40 pistol. Troopers are currently using M&P pistols in the field.

Boston PD Seeks Jurisdiction Over Waterfront

June 2, 2011
Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said yesterday that city police are better equipped to respond to crimes in areas such as the Seaport District and Carson Beach that technically are part of Boston but that fall under State Police jurisdiction.

Massachusetts Troopers Seize 4,200 Oxycontin Pills During Traffic Stop

March 23, 2011
Troopers Kevin Hebert and Kevin Kraup pulled over a 2001 Chevrolet Corvette driven by Vincent Alberico, 29. The Centreville man allegedly assaulted the officers during the arrest.

Massachusetts Man Used Industrial Laser On Police Copter

January 11, 2011
The laser used by Sasso is designed only for light shows and industrial or research applications, not for use as a laser pointer or amusement device. It is at least five to ten times more powerful than an ordinary laser pointer and has a range of at least two miles.
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