Information About Mass. Police Officers Will be Made Public, But How Much Remains Up for Debate

The Peace Officer Standards and Training, or POST, Commission, is still considering exactly what type of information on police officers should be put out to the public

Starting as soon as this week the names of certified Massachusetts police officers will start to be made public, along with information on those officers. 

How much information is still under discussion by the Peace Officer Standards and Training, or POST, Commission.

At a virtual public hearing the commissioners heard some strong words on the subject. Annemarie Grant began with this.

 “My brother, Thomas Purdy, was 38 years old when he was hogtied and asphyxiated to death by police in Nevada.”

She wants everything, especially disciplinary action against officers, put out for public perusal. 

“All information regarding complaints, investigations and results should be released to the public.  For far too long bad acts have not seen the light of day.”

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