Pursuant to Funds Appropriated in Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2013, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) announces the anticipated availability of funds to: Restore laid off sworn officers; Retain officers that would otherwise be laid off during the current fiscal year if not for this funding; Restore staffing levels due to attrition and other reasons; Restore or retain civilian employees; and /or Restore enforcement-related overtime staffing. 

The following nine municipalities are currently eligible to apply: LOWELL, BROCKTON, LYNN, FALL RIVER, NEWTON, LAWRENCE, SOMERVILLE, FRAMINGHAM, and HAVERHILL. For more information, contact Kevin Stanton, State Director, at 617-725-3363.

Key Dates

Application Posted: September 3, 2013
Anticipated Bidder's Conference calls: 3:00pm on Thursday, September 5th and again on Monday, September 9th, 2013
Application Deadline: 4:00pm Friday, September 13, 2013
Anticipated Award Announcements: September 27, 2013
Anticipated Grant Period: November 1, 2013 - October 31, 2014

2014 Municipal Police Staffing Availability for Grant Funding pdf format of 2014 Muni Police Staffing AGF