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MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE MUSEUM AND LEARNING CENTER INC

Nation's first, Nation's finest

aka MSPMLC   |   Whitinsville, MA   |  www.mspmlc.org

Mission

The Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center provides an opportunity for visitors to explore the history and traditions of the Massachusetts State Police, the oldest Statewide law enforcement agency in the country.

Ruling year info

2000

President, Board of Directors

Mr Stephen Byron

Main address

P.O. Box 335

Whitinsville, MA 01588 USA

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EIN

04-3476924

NTEE code info

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

History Museums (A54)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We as an organization are working to better serve the community, provide further outreach and create additional programs that will be of benefit to the public.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

MSPMLC Learning Center

Our Learning Center presents classes and activities to youth regarding modern law enforcement techniques and the relationship between policing and the Massachusetts K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To show the benefit of STEM/STEAM based education in law enforcement, forensics, investigative work and history preservation.

By the development of the learning center's STEM/Steam Based programs

Our Learning Center Director is a certified educator with specialization in STEM/STEAM programs.

Our Learning Center Director has started creating lessons plans with concentrations in STEM/STEAM teaching.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE MUSEUM AND LEARNING CENTER INC

Board of directors
as of 10/30/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Stephen Byron

Stephen Byron

Thomas Turner

Richard Belanger

John Crawford

Hervey Cote

Ron Guilmette

Brian Dunn

Eric Bernstein

James Foley

Stephen Breault

Paul Landry

Paul Powell

Lawrence Fitzpatrick

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/20/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/30/2022

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.