NEMLEC Police Foundation Inc. http://nemlecfoundation.org A charity supporting the work of more than 60 Massachusetts Police Departments Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:21:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 *Media Advisory* NEMLEC Foundation to Host Comedy Night Benefit http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/09/26/media-advisory-nemlec-foundation-host-comedy-night-benefit-2/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/09/26/media-advisory-nemlec-foundation-host-comedy-night-benefit-2/#respond Tue, 26 Sep 2017 18:21:48 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=994 DRACUT -- The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce it will host a comedy night fundraiser next month to benefit the foundation and honor Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.

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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

*Media Advisory* NEMLEC Foundation to Host Comedy Night Benefit

DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce it will host a comedy night fundraiser next month to benefit the foundation and honor Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.

WHEN:

Friday, Oct. 27

Cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Comedy show at 9 p.m.

WHERE:

Four Oaks Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Lane, Dracut

WHO:

Comedian Tony V and friends

WHAT:

The annual NEMLEC Comedy Night will include a cocktail hour and full dinner buffet catered by the Four Oaks Country Club. Stand-up comedian Tony V will headline the show.

As part of the program, the Foundation will honor District Attorney Ryan and District Attorney Blodgett for their continued support of NEMLEC police departments and their distinguished leadership on the opioid crisis.

The NEMLEC Foundation is currently accepting sponsors, donations and raffle items for the benefit. The event is open to the public. Individual tickets are $50 per person and tables that seat 10 are available to purchase for $500.

For tickets or more information, contact Sharon Crowley at nemlecfoundation@yahoo.com or 978-852-3589.

Click here to read a letter from the Board of Directors.

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

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NEMLEC Foundation to Host Crime Scene Preservation for First Responders Seminar http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/09/12/nemlec-foundation-host-crime-scene-preservation-first-responders-seminar/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/09/12/nemlec-foundation-host-crime-scene-preservation-first-responders-seminar/#respond Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:44:02 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=987 DRACUT -- The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce it will host a two-day Crime Scene Preservation for First Responders seminar next month.

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Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

NEMLEC Foundation to Host Crime Scene Preservation for First Responders Seminar

DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce it will host a two-day Crime Scene Preservation for First Responders seminar next month.

The training will be held on Oct. 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cross Point Towers, 900 Chelmsford St. in Lowell. Registration and coffee will be at 8 a.m. on Oct. 17.

This seminar will cover topics including crime scene identification, documentation and preservation of evidence, legal issues concerning death investigations and sexual assaults, and motor vehicle stops and drug investigations.

The course is $100 per person for both days and includes a continental breakfast as well as lunch and dessert. The training is open to all supervisors and patrol officers.

Those who are interested in attending should fill out this training form and submit it no later than Oct. 11 to Sharon Crowley at nemlecfoundation@yahoo.com or mail it to:

NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 458
Dracut, MA 01826

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

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NEMLEC Foundation Receives $25,000 Donation from Walmart at State House Event http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/06/09/nemlec-foundation-receives-25000-donation-walmart-state-house-event/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/06/09/nemlec-foundation-receives-25000-donation-walmart-state-house-event/#respond Fri, 09 Jun 2017 20:33:58 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=948 During the event, which is part of Walmart’s annual State House Day, Chris Buchanan, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Walmart, recognized the NEMLEC Foundation and presented members with a $25,000 check.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

NEMLEC Foundation Receives $25,000 Donation from Walmart at State House Event

DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it received a $25,000 check from Walmart at the State House yesterday.

During the event, which is part of Walmart’s annual State House Day, Chris Buchanan, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Walmart, recognized the NEMLEC Foundation and presented members with a $25,000 check.

The donation, which Walmart pledged during NEMLEC’s annual golf tournament, will be used to further NEMLEC’s training events for its member police and sheriff departments.

“Thank you to Walmart for this is a great donation,” said Belmont Chief Richard McLaughlin, President of the NEMLEC Foundation. “A big part of what NEMLEC does is support our communities and member police departments. This money helps us provide training to our officers and we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the help from Walmart.”

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NEMLEC Police Foundation Hosts Successful Beyond Sandy Hook Event http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/06/08/nemlec-police-foundation-hosts-successful-beyond-sandy-hook-event/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/06/08/nemlec-police-foundation-hosts-successful-beyond-sandy-hook-event/#respond Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:22:21 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=941 DRACUT -- The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it hosted a successful Beyond Sandy Hook seminar this week at Regis College.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

NEMLEC Police Foundation Hosts Successful Beyond Sandy Hook Event

DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it hosted a successful Beyond Sandy Hook seminar this week at Regis College.

On Monday, June 5, the Foundation welcomed 120 members from police departments in Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Chelmsford, Concord, Groton, Lincoln R.I., Middlesex Community College, North Reading, Norwell, Orleans, Pepperell, Phillipston, Reading, Stoneham, Suffolk University, Tewksbury, Waltham, Wenham, Winchester and Woburn for the training. Members of School Threat and Response System (STARS) and Pamela Perini Consulting also attended.

Connecticut State Police Instructor Daniel Jewiss, who was the case officer for the Sandy Hook Shooting, and Connecticut State Police Lt. Eric Murray led the six-hour seminar that highlighted critical analysis and lessons learned during and after the shooting.

“We are so pleased to be able to offer these kinds of presentations to ensure that law enforcement, schools and businesses are prepared for any situation, even the worst-case scenarios,” said Foundation Director Sharon Crowley. “This seminar was particularly unique because it covered an active shooter situation from dispatch to community healing and everything in between.”

Presentations focused on active shooter dispatch, crisis response planning, investigative considerations and community recovery.

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

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PHOTOS: 2017 NEMLEC Police Foundation Golf Tournament http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/05/25/photos-2017-nemlec-police-foundation-golf-tournament/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2017/05/25/photos-2017-nemlec-police-foundation-golf-tournament/#respond Thu, 25 May 2017 19:41:32 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=918 For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 978-769-5193 Email: john@jgpr.net Photos: 2017 NEMLEC Police Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Approximately $50,000 for Police Training The NEMLEC Foundation is proud to announce that Monday’s golf tournament was a tremendous success. The tournament, which was held at Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, was completely […]

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Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

Photos: 2017 NEMLEC Police Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Approximately $50,000 for Police Training

The NEMLEC Foundation is proud to announce that Monday’s golf tournament was a tremendous success.

The tournament, which was held at Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut, was completely sold out, with 138 golfers participating in a day of golf, fellowship, food and prizes.

We would like to thank our Platinum Sponsor, Walmart, for their generous support of the NEMLEC Foundation and donation of $25,000.

Thanks to all our members, golfers, and other participants who came out this year!

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NEMLEC Foundation to Host Risk Management Seminar http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/11/16/nemlec-foundation-host-risk-management-seminar/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/11/16/nemlec-foundation-host-risk-management-seminar/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:51:03 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=818 DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will host a Risk Management Seminar next month led by nationally renowned risk management speaker Gordon Graham.

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Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

NEMLEC Foundation to Host Risk Management Seminar

december2016riskmanagementflyerDRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will host a Risk Management Seminar next month led by nationally renowned risk management speaker Gordon Graham.

WHEN

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Registration at 8 a.m.

Seminar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE

Cross Point Towers, 900 Chelmsford St., Lowell

WHAT

The Risk Management seminar will cover the following topics:

  • Tactical Report Writing for Public Safety Personnel
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Customer Service
  • Top Ten Things that Get Cops in Trouble

The seminar is open to all police officers.

Graham is a 33-year veteran of California Law Enforcement with extensive experience in risk management.  He is a practicing attorney and leading professional speaker in both private and public sector organizations with multiple areas of expertise.

Tickets for the seminar cost $100. Breakfast and lunch are included in the ticket price.

Those interested in attending should fill out this form and email it to Sharon Crowley at nemlecfoundation@yahoo.com by Dec. 2. Forms can also be mailed to:

NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 458
Dracut, MA 01826

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

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Photos: NEMLEC Foundation Hosts Comedy Night http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/11/16/photos-nemlec-foundation-hosts-comedy-night/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/11/16/photos-nemlec-foundation-hosts-comedy-night/#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:51:19 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=812 DRACUT -- The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that they hosted a Comedy Night Benefit to support police training, programs and services, and to honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Faherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

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Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

Photos: NEMLEC Foundation Hosts Comedy Night

DRACUT — The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that they hosted a Comedy Night Benefit to support police training, programs and services, and to honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Faherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

The fundraiser was held on Friday, Oct. 28 at Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut. Stand-up comedian and former Middlesex District Attorney Paul D’Angelo headlined the show, which sold out to more than 200 people, including many area police chiefs and representatives from organizations within NEMLEC. The comedy benefit is one of several events hosted by the NEMLEC Foundation every year to raise money to support police training.

“We were so proud to create more exposure for NEMLEC and receive so much support from our member police chiefs during this event,” said Foundation Director Sharon Crowley. “On behalf of the Foundation, I would like to thank everyone who helped put this event together, donated raffle items, and especially to Chief Faherty for the amazing work he has done for Cops for Kids with Cancer.”

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans attended the event and spoke highly of Chief Faherty, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board for Cops for Kids with Cancer. Commissioner Evans, who lost his mother to cancer before he was three years old, thanked Chief Faherty and said the organization speaks to the work that police departments do to support families in need.

Additionally, Commissioner Evans thanked NEMLEC for its work with the Boston Police Department, including assistance from the NEMLEC SWAT/RRT team and NEMLEC Motor Unit. NEMLEC has helped with championship parades and celebrations for the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins, and for larger scale events like the Democratic National Convention, as well as work with Boston Police and Watertown Police in the days following the Boston Marathon bombing.

To show their support for Chief Faherty and all of the work he has done to help those families with sick children, the Foundation presented him a plaque and a check for $5,000 to Cops for Kids with Cancer.

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

Follow the Foundation on Twitter or Facebook.

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Lowell Sun Highlights Upcoming NEMLEC Comedy Night, Tickets Available Now http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/09/20/lowell-sun-highlights-upcoming-nemlec-comedy-night-tickets-available-now/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/09/20/lowell-sun-highlights-upcoming-nemlec-comedy-night-tickets-available-now/#respond Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:06:13 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=796 DRACUT – The NEMLEC Police Foundation is garnering coverage of its upcoming comedy benefit, which will honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Flaherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

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Lowell Sun Highlights Upcoming NEMLEC Comedy Night, Tickets Available Now

2016comedynightadlowellsunDRACUT – The NEMLEC Police Foundation is garnering coverage of its upcoming comedy benefit, which will honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Flaherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

The event was recently featured in the Lowell Sun.

Tickets and tables are still available to the public. Contact Sharon Crowley at nemlecfoundation@yahoo.com or 978-852-3589 for tickets.

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*Media Advisory* NEMLEC Foundation to Host Comedy Night Benefit http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/09/15/media-advisory-nemlec-foundation-host-comedy-night-benefit/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/09/15/media-advisory-nemlec-foundation-host-comedy-night-benefit/#respond Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:04:20 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=786 DRACUT – The NEMLEC Police Foundation announces that it will host a comedy night next month to benefit the foundation and honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Flaherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 978-769-5193
Email: john@jgpr.net

*Media Advisory* NEMLEC Foundation to Host Comedy Night Benefit

DRACUT – The NEMLEC Police Foundation announces that it will host a comedy night next month to benefit the foundation and honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Flaherty for his work with Cops for Kids with Cancer.

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WHEN:

Friday, Oct. 28

Cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Comedy show at 9 p.m.

WHERE:

Four Oaks Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Lane, Dracut

WHO:

  • Paul D’Angelo, Comedian, and friends
  • Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Faherty
  • NEMLEC Police Foundation

WHAT:

The Comedy Night will include a cocktail hour and full dinner buffet catered by the Four Oaks Country Club. Stand-up comedian and former Middlesex District Attorney Paul D’Angelo will headline the show.

The Foundation will honor Retired Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Robert Faherty, who recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board for Cops For Kids With Cancer.

NEMLEC is currently accepting sponsors, donations and raffle items for the Comedy Night benefit. The event is open to the public. For tickets and more information, contact Sharon Crowley at nemlecfoundation@yahoo.com or 978-852-3589.

Click here to read a letter from the Board of Directors.

About the NEMLEC Police Foundation:

The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The foundation promotes the public’s understanding of their police departments. It receives gifts, contributions, and grants from individual benefactors or private organizations and distributes those gifts to benefit The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council and its cities and towns.

Follow the Foundation on Twitter @NEMLECInc or Facebook.

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NEMLEC Foundation Donates $2,500 to Communities for Restorative Justice http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/07/05/nemlec-foundation-donates-2500-communities-restorative-justice/ http://nemlecfoundation.org/2016/07/05/nemlec-foundation-donates-2500-communities-restorative-justice/#respond Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:13:29 +0000 http://nemlecfoundation.org/?p=771 BEDFORD – The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has donated a portion of its annual fundraising proceeds to the Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ).

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Phone: 978-769-5193
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NEMLEC Foundation Donates $2,500 to Communities for Restorative Justice

BEDFORD – The NEMLEC Police Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has donated a portion of its annual fundraising proceeds to the Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ).

On Wednesday, June 29, Police Chief Robert Bongiorno, a NEMLEC Foundation board member, presented a check for $2,500 to Erin Freeborn, Executive Director of C4RJ.

Communities for Restorative Justice is a community-police partnership that offers an alternative restorative justice process, rather than processing a young person or adult in court. The nonprofit responds to crime in ways that heal, hold accountable and put right by hosting a “circle” where the victim, offender and members of the community come together to discuss the full impact of an event and collaboratively create a repair plan.

“The NEMLEC Foundation was created to help such worthy causes like Communities for Restorative Justice,” said Rich Raymond, Chairman of the NEMLEC Foundation. “We are pleased to see a portion of our fundraising proceeds allow residents to participate in the restorative justice model who otherwise would not have the means to do so.”

The money donated will be designated for NEMLEC communities in which families are unable to pay the fees attached to participate in a restorative justice circle.

The NEMLEC Police Foundation exists to promote and pursue training, education, research, projects, and programs that benefit municipal police agencies and their communities in Northeastern Massachusetts. The Foundation also uses money raised through donations and fundraisers to support various charitable organizations.

About Communities for Restorative Justice:

Founded in 2000, Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ) is a nonprofit organization of community and police partners that offers restorative justice to those affected by crime. The organization is guided by a 13-member board with over 100 trained volunteers. C4RJ recognizes that crime is a violation of people and relationships, not just a violation of law. It receives police referrals and seeks to include those affected by crime in the decision-making: victims, offenders, loved ones, supporters, community members, and law enforcement officials.

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