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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. She will begin working in her part time position immediately.

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.

 

SP PATCH TIE back in stock and on sale!

Patch TieAn MSPMLC favorite, the classy and splashy SP Patch tie is now off backorder and back in stock in our online store! Always a hit for any occasion, this unique accessory is one of our top sellers and in appreciation of your patience while we replenish the supply we’ve knocked $5 off the price – for a limited time only get yours for just $15! Order today before the stock runs dry and look sharp while supporting the MSPMLC.

We remember – 1995

Troopers from the MSP Air Wing place a wreath to honor the  memory of Sergeant James Mattaliano, Sergeant Paul Perry, AT&T Workers Arthur Howell and Michael McCarthy killed in the crash of MSP helicopter N20SP on the 20th Anniversary of this tragic incident.

Troopers from the MSP Air Wing place a wreath to honor the memory of Sergeant James Mattaliano, Sergeant Paul Perry, AT&T Workers Arthur Howell and Michael McCarthy killed in the crash of MSP helicopter N20SP on the 20th Anniversary of this tragic incident.