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Body Camera Bargaining Update – Massachusetts Police Locals

It has been widely reported that the Commonwealth’s Office of Public Safety has been actively awarding grants for BWC programs to communities. The grant program has very specific requirements in its application process, including several that concern collective bargaining and your union’s role as a necessary part of the process. Attached below is a copy […]

06 Jan

NEPBA President Chris Ryan leads the opposition on the issue of Qualified Immunity

Commonwatch – January 6, 2022 Commonwealthmagazine.org Commission sharply split on qualified immunity proposals Civil rights lawyer calls lack of action “colossal failure” A SHARPLY DIVIDED commission established to study qualified immunity – a controversial legal doctrine that shields police officers and other public employees from liability from civil lawsuits – is recommending that lawmakers not change […]