Media Relations Phone System

Notice to Media: The telephone line to the State Police Office of Media Relations is down due to damage caused by inclement weather during the overnight hours. Please email MediaRelations@Mass.Gov with all inquiries. UPDATE 05.13.2020: Phone system has been restored. Calling or emailing is still an option.

Impaired Driver Strikes MSP Cruiser, Charged With OUI-4th Offense

Shortly before midnight last night an impaired driver struck a Massachusetts State Police cruiser from behind while the Trooper was conducting a traffic stop on Summer Street in Fitchburg. Neither the Trooper, who was outside the cruiser, nor the driver who struck the cruiser, CRAIG JATRINSKI, 48, of Fitchburg, were injured in the crash. The…

State Police and Boston Police Investigating Death of Woman Found in State Reservation in West Roxbury

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday Massachusetts State Police patrol units, detectives and crime scene specialists, along with Boston Police officers and detectives, responded to the Stony Brook Reservation in the West Roxbury section of Boston after human remains were discovered.  The body was located in a swampy wooded area adjacent to the Enneking Parkway. The remains were…

240 Sworn-In As New Massachusetts State Troopers

240 Sworn-In As New Massachusetts State Troopers The 240 Trainees of the Massachusetts State Police 85th Recruit Training Troop were sworn-in as MSP Troopers this afternoon by Governor Charles Baker and Colonel Christopher Mason on the Gillette Stadium field.  “Every class to come out of the State Police Academy can take pride in an incredible accomplishment,”…

CHECK OF TRESPASSERS LEADS TO GUN AND DRUG CHARGES

Just before 1 a.m. Sunday, Trooper Brian Donaghey , assigned to the State Police-Boston Barracks, was conducting a security check of critical infrastructure at a Massachusetts Water Resources Authority facility on Memorial Drive in Cambridge when he encountered two trespassers in a motor vehicle in  the parking lot.   Trooper Donaghey determined that the operator of…