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Massachusetts Officer Talks Suicidal Man to Safety from 70-Foot Building

According to the Sun Chronicle, Sergeant Jeffrey Peavey—a 32-year-veteran of the force—established a dialogue with the 21-year-old man, speaking with the distraught subject for 45 minutes before convincing the man to retreat from the precipice into safety.

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Massachusetts College Votes to Keep Campus Officers Disarmed

The Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design voted against a request from its campus police department to carry firearms on campus.

Massachusetts Police Focus Recruitment Efforts on Residents

The Cambridge (MA) Police Department unveiled a new recruiting campaign on Wednesday which focuses efforts on connecting the agency with residents interested in joining the department.

Jury Awards $500K to Massachusetts Officer in Defamation Suit

A Middlesex Superior Court jury Monday found Curtis W. Schondelmeyer made false and defamatory statements about Frissore when he appeared on a 2014 Fox Undercover Investigates report aired on WFXT-Channel 25 titled “Police Payback?”

Massachusetts Officer Flown to Hospital Following Single-Vehicle Crash

The officer—who has not been identified—was transported to a Boston-area hospital via MedFlight helicopter out of an abundance of caution.

Boston's Famous "Bullpen Cop" to Retire from the Department

The officer with the Boston (MA) Police Department who was made instantly famous for his unbridled emotional response to a David Ortiz game-tying grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series is scheduled to retire this month.

Massachusetts Officer Struck, Injured by Suspected Drunk Driver

The officer—who has not been identified—was transported to a nearby hospital where he was treated for unspecified injuries to his legs.

Knife-Wielding Suspect Dies Following Struggle with Massachusetts Officers

The suspect—identified as 25-year-old Erich Stelzer—was taken into custody and was being transported to a nearby hospital by responding EMS when he reportedly became unresponsive and was pronounced dead.

Massachusetts Officer Arrested for Off-Duty Shooting that Injured Wife

An officer with the Boston Police Department has been arrested following an incident on Christmas Eve in which his firearm discharged, wounding his wife.

9-Year-Old Girl Spends Allowance on Treats to Thank K-9 for Protecting Her School

A 9-year-old Haverhill, MA, girl has been recognized by the Massachusetts State Police for her generosity after she saved up her allowance to buy treats for a K-9 officer’s partner that helped keep her school safe during a manhunt for an armed suspect in August.