By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Nov., 2017 The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a very timely annual breakfast where Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett, Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger and our Merrimack Valley Police Chiefs briefed us on the most current trends and challenges. I am thankful to the […]
Lawrence Mayor Reacts to Ferguson, New York, South Carolina Incidents, Orders Use of Force Review for Lawrence Police
Lawrence Police Proactive in Gaining Community Trust Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera and acting Police Chief James Fitzpatrick announced yesterday, the ongoing efforts to avoid and prevent the wrongful use of force by officers in the Lawrence Police Department. In light of the recent national incidences of wrongful use of force by police officers, and the growing national divide between […]
North Andover Police are conducting “active shooter” training all week during school vacation at the middle school. All officers are being trained, videoed and critiqued. Exact firearms replicas are being used so the officers are accustomed to their carried weapons.