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82nd RTT Tribute to Trooper George L Hanna

Special tribute made by the 82nd RTT in honor of Trooper George L. Hanna


New 150th Anniversary commemorative Mass State Police book is in.

photo credit Mark C Ide

They are here!!

The new anniversary commemorative book is in, you can order it directly from the museum through paypal or pick it up at the museum gift shop on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 to 2. Follow the link below to purchase:


150th anniversary MSP book

ORDER HERE-Online Store

Massachusetts State Police Museum & Learning Center celebrate 150th anniversary of Mass. State Police.

The Massachusetts State Police Museum & learning Center will be holding a week-long celebration to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Mass. State Police.

 The Museum, as well as the museum gift shop will be open to the public from May 16th to May 23rd, from 10:00 AM to 4:00PM each day. Following is a list of events scheduled for the celebration.


Saturday and Sunday May 16th and 17th, 2015:

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM the museum is open to the general public free of charge. There will be free food, balloons, and tattoos for the kids.

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM There will be on the Museum grounds on exhibit original 1941, and 1951 Mass State Police cruisers, as well as the MSP Command post II, two Marine Unit jet skis, a Marine Unit Boat, the MSP search and rescue snow-cat, and the MSP Museum trailer.

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will have a mock exhibit of the famous Normal Rockwell Painting ‘The runaway”, you can get your photograph taken with the iconic image to have as a keepsake.

on Both Days there will be demonstrations conducted by the MSP K-9 unit.

Sunday May 17th, 2015

12:00PM to 4:00PM we will also have the Photography Unit doing photo and fingerprint I’D kits for your kids.


Monday May 18, 2015 to Saturday May 23, 2015:

The museum is open free of admission from 10:00AM to 4:00 PM to the public. As more events are scheduled we will update the website, so please keep checking back for further news.


.150th anniversary card!

Vintage PSA

The Party’s Over.

“If you’re going to drink and drive, we’ll provide the chaser.”

MSPMLC – Welcomes New Director

The Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center

is proud to announce the hiring of a new Museum Director,

Charlie “Shirl” Alejandro

Shirl "Charlie" Alejandro, Museum Director

Charlie Alejandro, Museum Director

Charlie “Shirl” Alejandro began her career with the Metropolitan Police Department on December 17, 1984 and became a Trooper with the Massachusetts State Police when the police consolidation law took effect on July 1, 1992. During her years with the Metropolitan Police she worked in a number of units, including: Charlie served as the only female officer on the Special Operations Unit (SOU), as an Intel officer, search & rescue, and special response team (SRT) member.  She had assignments in the Speakers’ Bureau, as an academy drill instructor, court officer, as well as a certified rape and child abuse investigator. After the merger she was selected as an alternate on the S.T.O.P. team, was on the Weed & Seed team in Chelsea, worked as a homicide detective and undercover officer at Suffolk CPAC, on the DEA Task force at Logan Airport, in the major crimes unit as well as road trooper and registry of motor vehicles road tester.  After her retirement in 2001, she worked as a community organizer for the City of Lowell, assistant project manager for Vance International, and as a criminal justice instructor for Lincoln Technical Schools. Charlie has successfully run CPG-CP group training with her husband and is co-founder of the Sarah’s Joy Foundation.