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State Police Release Update on Department Reforms, Announce Hiring of Independent Auditing Firm

September 24, 2018–Massachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin today announced updates to reforms being implemented by the Department to increase oversight and restore public trust in the State Police, including signing a contract with Ernst & Young to perform an audit and assessment of Department policies. Colonel Gilpin also announced a 29 percent reduction in…

State Police Relieve Four of Duty Amid Ongoing Overtime Probe

The Massachusetts State Police, as part of the Department’s ongoing audit of overtime earnings, have identified discrepancies between overtime pay earned and actual hours worked for four additional Department members. As with other members whose discretionary overtime shifts were flagged by Department investigators, State Police opened Internal Affairs cases for the four members and referred…

Statement of Colonel Gilpin Regarding Federal Arrests

Massachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin released the following statement regarding today’s arrests by federal authorities of two retired department members and one current department member.   “As part of the ongoing implementation of our wide ranging reforms, we continue to audit overtime payments received by department members, and to provide the results of…

State Police Audit Discovers Apparent Discrepancies in Turnpike OT Shifts

Massachusetts State Police Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin today announced that as a result of an audit of overtime patrols worked by certain members of Troop E, the Department will schedule internal duty status hearings for 19 members. The hearings will determine the duty status of the members while further investigation is conducted. The audit was…