POST Commission

The Massachusetts Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission is charged with creating a mandatory certification process for police officers, as well as processes for decertification, suspension of certification, and retraining in the event of certain misconduct.

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100 Cambridge Street, 14th Floor, Boston, MA 02114


Main Number 617-701-8401
Certification Division 617-908-0909


General E-Mail:
Media requests/Mailing list additions: Cindy Campbell

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The POST Commission was established as part of the criminal justice reform enacted in Chapter 253 of the Acts of 2020.  By establishing the Commission, the Commonwealth is taking an important step to improve public safety and increase trust between members of law enforcement and the communities they serve.