Massachusetts State Police

Who’s guarding the guards?

Who’s guarding the guards?

State Police scandal only getting worse

CONCERN OVER THE behavior of those who are charged with enforcing behavior norms on others has probably been around as long as humans have set up such systems. Capturing that conundrum in a single, enduring phrase goes back nearly 2,000 years. “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” is the question attributed to first century Roman satirist and poet(...)

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Who’s guarding the guards?

Concern over the behavior of those who are charged with enforcing behavior norms on others has probably been around as long as humans have set up such systems. Capturing that conundrum in a single, enduring phrase goes back nearly 2,000 years. “Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” is the question attributed to first century Roman satirist and poet(...)

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State police sought to destroy Logan pay records

State police sought to destroy Logan pay records

Request denied because of investigations into scandals

STATE POLICE OFFICIALS tried to destroy 12 boxes of payroll files for detail and roster assignments involving its embattled division at Logan Airport but were blocked because of the ongoing investigation into overtime abuse that has rocked the department and triggered dozens of retirements. Maj. Charles Atchison of Logan’s Troop F submitted a form to(...)

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State Police shield is tarnished

The Massachusetts State Police, long viewed as a model professional law enforcement agency with funny-looking uniforms, is going through one of the toughest times in its 153-year history and there are questions as to what the agency will look like when it comes out the other side. If it does. The latest imbroglio involves a 19-year(...)

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