"Honoring Service, Promoting Leadership and Protecting Our Community"

Time(s): 

830am sharp

 MLPO Members from the Boston Police Department and from all over the state attended the ceremony.Officer Jose A. Maceira was appointed to the Boston Police Department in February of 1974. In November of that same year, Officer Maceira was dispatched to a call for a suspicious person and located two men involved in drug use. Officer Maceira was shot during this incident. His condition was grave, but he recovered, with significant life-long damage. In 1977, two and a half years after being shot in the line of duty, he succumbed to the injury. Born in Puerto Rico, he served honorably in the United States Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran, being discharged in 1967.

Location:

1204 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA
NBPD Training Facility

Executive Board/Members Meeting

MLPO visits Lowell, Massachusetts. Welcomes New Members to the Organization.

Boston Police Department honors Officer Jose A. Maceira

When:

Saturday
October 29, 2016

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!!

Boston, MA- On Wednesday October 12, 2016, 
The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association attended 
the ceremony of Officer Jose A. Maceira where his name was 
added to the Boston Police Wall of Honor at Boston 
Police Headquarters. The Boston Police Department 
recognized Officer Maceira for his service and ultimate 
sacrifice. Officer Maceira is the first Hispanic Boston Police 
Officer killed in the line of duty, as well as the first 
Hispanic Officer killed in the line of duty in the Commonwealth 
of Massachusetts.

“We want to personally thank Commissioner Evans and 
his command staff for having us be part of this ceremony. It 
is truly an honor”- states Jacobo Negron, President of the Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association.

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