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MLPO congratulates MLPO Member Alexander Nevarez as he graduates the Plymouth Police Academy.
Plymouth, MA- On Friday March 11, 2016, MLPO Member Alexander Nevarez graduated from the Plymouth Police Academy after successfully completing 25 weeks of rigorous training.
"We are very proud of Alex. He showed us that he was ready for this next step in his law enforcement career. He came to us for support and assistance and we are truly thankful that he has allowed us to join him on this journey. We wish Alex continued success".- Jacobo Negron, President/Founder
Mr. Nevarez was supported by his family who flew in from Puerto Rico as his little brother Jonathan Nevarez pinned the badge. We also want to extend our congratulations to the entire class of the 61st ROC. Job well done! Stay Safe!
MLPO is proud to support H.R. 2235 -
The Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013
The Massachusetts Latino Police Officer's Association is proud to support H.R. 2235 - The Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013 sponsored by Rep. Michael E. Capuano [D-MA-7] introduced on June 4, 2013.
The Act amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 which extends Public Safety Officer's death benefits to campus police officers.
We ask that you contact your representatives to share your support for this bill currently being re-introduced in Congress.
MLPO visits Lowell, Massachusetts. Welcomes New Members to the Organization.
Lowell, MA- On Saturday February 27, 2016, The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association (MLPO) held its second meeting of the year in Lowell, Massachusetts. It was a great turnout and we thank everyone for coming. We want to thank the Lowell Police Department for hosting us at their training center. We appreciate your hospitality.
(Pictured) MLPO members Jose Lorenzi, Gil Rojas and Julio Quiles welcome the following new members from the Lowell Police Department to the organization: Officers Jacqueline Mercado, Feby Colon, Socrates Deno, Aramis Velez and Sgt. William Castro from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department. Welcome to the organization!!
Judge rules Boston police exam discriminated against minorities
Boston, MA, Monday November 16, 2015- A federal judge ruled Monday that a promotional exam for Boston police lieutenants was discriminatory. Click here for the full story!
MLPO's first fundraising event a success, thanks all members, sponsors, supporters and guests that attended.
Saugus, MA-The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association would like to give a big thanks to all of our members supporters and guests that attended our social/fundraiser last night at Hooters Restaurant in Saugus, MA.
Our event was a success and we can’t thank you enough for your support. We especially like to thank our sponsors: United Parcel Service (UPS), UMass Boston PD, GLOCK, Inc, Merengue Restaurant, Hooters Restaurant and the Professional Law Enforcement Association (PLEA).
We also like to thank DJ Alejandro Mango, who did an outstanding job the entire night keeping our guests entertained with a great mix of Latin music. We look forward to future events with DJ Alejandro Mango.
And a BIG thank you to Hooters General Manager David Rodriguez, Manager “Super” Lue Hernandez and our waitresses LeeAnne and Alyssa for being such great hosts to the MLPO and for making this event a success.