In a ruling Monday, District Court Judge Robert Brennan found that concerns raised about the accuracy of the tests and their management by the Massachusetts Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT) were significant enough to pause their use in court as evidence.
November 17, 2021
Nero’s bill was named for the K9 partner of slain Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon.
November 15, 2021
A Chicopee, MA, police detective died Wednesday from a heart attack he suffered Monday while working traffic.
November 12, 2021
Since about 9 a.m. Tuesday, Boston police and SWAT teams were on Ferndale Street negotiating with a barricaded person who was believed to be armed.
November 9, 2021
The suspect shot at least 11 times in the direction of officers, including a deputized federal officer. The officers took cover by bracing or ducking behind cars and other objects.
October 27, 2021
The suspect barricaded himself inside the home for several hours. A SWAT Team was called in and police negotiated with him. He eventually came outside around 9:30 p.m. and then shot himself.
October 8, 2021
The unnamed male trooper, sitting in his cruiser on the southbound side of I-95, was seriously injured, but was alert and radioed for help.
September 29, 2021
About 20% of State Police employees are not vaccinated, the union’s attorney said.
September 27, 2021
The foundation’s goal is to raise funds to provide rescue tubes for every police cruiser, and to provide swim lessons for kids.
August 26, 2021
Lt. Alan Lessieur, 60, was named the Pepperell Police Department’s Officer of the Year in 2018. His many duties and accomplishments included being the administrative patrol supervisor, evidence and property control manager, and court prosecutor, according to his obituary.
August 11, 2021
SWAT teams used a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) to disable the defendants to end the July 3 Wakefield standoff.
July 14, 2021
As the officers made their way to the area of the stolen vehicle, they were flagged down by another
July 7, 2021
The occupants of the vehicle were dressed in military-style tactical gear. Some had rifles, others pistols, according to reports. Additional police were called in to assist the first officer when his requests for documentation were not met, including weapon registrations.
July 5, 2021
"A police officer gave up his life and we have to make sure his wife and his kids are taken care of. That's our responsibility as a community, as a city family," Councilor Morris Bergman said. "We certainly want to make sure that the city where Officer Familia served and sacrificed his life is participating and leading the effort."
June 16, 2021
In total, Chief Steven Sargent said five officers jumped into the water, including 38-year-old Enmanuel Familia.
June 7, 2021