The Committee was provided with a list of over 340 active officers who have previously been granted a permanent exemption by the MPTC. The Standards Subcommittee made a favorable recommendation that the Committee reaffirm the permanent exemptions that had previously been granted to these officers.
There was a motion to reaffirm the permanent exemptions previously granted to these officers by the MPTC. The motion was seconded and a vote was taken. The motion passed unanimously with one abstention.
The list of officers will be included with the December 15, 2021 meeting minutes. December's minutes will be published after review and approval at the MPTC Committee's January monthly meeting. Each officer will also receive a letter confirming that their permanent exemption has been reaffirmed. These letters will be added to the Acadis account for these officers.
Permanent exemptions previously granted to Special State Police Officers by the State Police
The Committee was provided with a list of active SSPOs who had previously been granted a permanent exemption by the State Police. It was confirmed by staff that the officers on this list would have qualified for an exemption by the MPTC at the time they received the exemption by the State Police. The Standards Subcommittee made a favorable recommendation that the Committee grant permanent exemptions to these SSPOs.
There was a motion to grant permanent exemptions to the SSPOs listed on the document entitled “Massachusetts State Police Exemptions” dated December 15, 2021. The motion was seconded and a vote was taken. The motion passed unanimously.