December 1, 2020
On September 20, 2019, Diego Alejandro Pizarro, graduated from the inaugural Cambridge and Northeastern University Police Academy Recruit Officer Course #001. Pizarro was the recipient of the 2018 Massachusetts Latino Police Officer's Association (MLPO) José A. Maceira Scholarship.
Boston, MA- On Thursday August 3, 2017, the Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association and LULAC, Council 12113, Inc. made their partnership official with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Yessenia Gomez, Executive Board Member for the Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association was in attendance for the official signing. "We are honored to be here today and make our official partnership with LULAC, Council 12113, Inc. We are honored to have this partnership as it will help us identify young women and men who wish to pursue a career in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. Ms. Gonzalez's connection and commitment to the Latino Community will strengthen our efforts in identifying our next generation of police officers"
Shirley, MA-The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association would like to acknowledge and congratulate MLPO member and Shirley Police Sergeant Samuel Santiago who was appointed as the new Chief of Police after a unanimous vote of the Board of Selectmen at a meeting held on July 10, 2017.
To learn more about past recipients, visit here.
The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association (MLPO) is the only active statewide Hispanic/Latino law enforcement organization in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that is comprised of volunteer active police officers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at state, city, campus, sheriff or corrections law enforcement level.
Welcome to The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association website!
It has been my pleasure to be a member of MLPO for the past six years and now as I serve as the President of this remarkable organization since January of 2020. I, along with the Executive Board pledge to continue to expand our mission and goals across The Commonwealth.
We have members representing a vast number of agencies across Massachusetts.
I am looking forward to what this next year holds for us as we continue to serve our communities, build strong leaders and empower our youth.
Officer Yessenia Gomez
New Bedford, MA- The Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association would like to acknowledge and congratulate MLPO Members Nathan Rodriguez (Center) and Frank Correia (Right) who were promoted on Saturday June 17, 2017. Nathan Rodriguez was promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant and Frank Correia from Lieutenant to Captain.
Press Release - July 14, 2020
Massachusetts Latino Police Officers Association, Inc.
"Honoring Service, Promoting Leadership and Protecting Our Community"