The Commission has the powers and duties of a Board of Directors under Massachusetts law and is the sole arbiter of state certification and accreditation of police agencies within the Commonwealth. Directors hold office for three-year terms.

Board of Directors

Executive Board

 

Russell M. Stevens
President
Chief of Police
Hamilton Police Department
Appointed by: MCOPA
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Brian A. Kyes
Vice President
Chief of Police
Chelsea Police Department
Appointed by: MCOPA
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Michael J. Bradley
Treasurer
Chief of Police
Upton Police Department
Appointed by: MCOPA
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Scott W. MacDonald
Secretary
Chief of Police
Orleans Police Department
Appointed by: MCOPA
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Board Members

Jody D. Kasper
Chief of Police
Northampton Police Department
Appointed by: MCOPA
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Ernest H. Leffler
Executive Director of Public Safety / Chief of Police
Bentley University Police Department
Appointed by: Commission
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James M. Machado
Executive Director
Massachusetts Police Association
Appointed by: MPA
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Scott Showstead
Lieutenant
Wellesley Police Department
Appointed by: Commission
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Jeanne M. Tripp
Accreditation Manager
Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke & Smith Colleges
Appointed by: Commission
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Adam Chapdelaine
Town Manager
Town of Arlington
Appointed by:MMA
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Donna Taylor Mooers
Executive Director

 

 

 

Governor Bill Weld signs the executive order to create the accreditation program in 1996.
Governor Bill Weld signs the executive order creating state accreditation in 1996.

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