List of law enforcement agencies in Massachusetts

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 357 law enforcement agencies employing 18,342 sworn police officers, about 280 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

Federal Agencies[edit]

These are federal agencies that have common operations within the state.


State agencies[edit]


County agencies[edit]

City agencies[edit]

Town agencies[edit]

Other agencies[edit]

College and university agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/alcoholic-beverages-control-commission
  3. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-correction
  4. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-environmental-police
  5. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-parole-board
  6. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-probation-service
  7. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-state-police
  8. ^ https://www.mass.gov/orgs/executive-office-of-the-trial-court
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  60. ^ Former Lee Police Chief Joseph Buffis pleads not guilty to a dozen federal charges; by Andrew Amelinckx, 4 September 2104, Berkshire Eagle
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  62. ^ Police identify two killed in Norwell motorcycle crash, by Neil Simon, 25 July 2014, The Patriot Ledger
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  66. ^ Police: Tewksbury cop on leave for 2nd OUI charge; by O'Ryan Johnson, 29 August 2014, Boston Herald
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