Award Ceremony

Spirit of MAWLE Award Ceremony

Hosted by:

Boston College Police Department


Thursday, June 5, 2014
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm


Boston College
Yawkey Center – Murray Room
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 021467


Community Service
Excellence in Performance

Nominations will be accepted until May 1, 2014. Please consider nominating a woman in law enforcement who meets the award criteria and send your nomination to:

Katrina Thompson
Award Committee Chairperson

icon Award Letter

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Our Condolences for Boston Firefighters

On March 26, 2014, Boston Firefighters lost two of their heroes.  Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with them and their families.


Lt. Edward J.Walsh

Boston Fire Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. 

Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy

Boston Firefighter Michael R, Kennedy.

Introduction to Drug Investigations for Patrol Officers

Meet the Instructor
Yarmouth Detective Sergeant Charles Peterson has offered MAWLE a 2-day certification course for drug investigations for patrol officers.  Sgt. Peterson holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College and a Bachelors Degree from Northeastern University.  He has been an instructor since 1985 with Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council.  Sgt. Peterson was certified in 2004 by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center as an instructor in their Drug Enforcement Training Program.  Currently Sgt. Peterson has been training for the Yarmouth Police Department, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Municipal Police Institute, and the Municipal Police Training Academy.

Introduction to Drug Investigations for Patrol 
2-Day Certification Course
The course will include drug identification, hidden compartments, surveillance techniques, informant development and management and constitutional basics.  Participants will also be trained for Narco Pouch and Drug Identification.
Attendees of the course with receive a certificate of attendance as well as certification for the Narco Pouch and Drug Identification.  Registration may be completed through PayPal in addition to checks and purchase orders.
Yarmouth Police Department
One Brad Erickson Way
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02673
April 24 & 25, 2014
Registration: 8:00AM-9:00AM , April 24th
MAWLE members may register from now until April 7th at a membership price of $110 for the 2-day training. Registration will open to non-members on April 7th for $150.  Registration will close on April 18 or when the class fills.

MAWLE Members: $110
Nonmembers: $150
MAWLE Membership: $40 (1 year) $70 (2 year)

Register Online Now with Paypal

Register with Purchase Order from your organization


Contact for further information.

20/20 Will Feature Peabody Domestic Violence Case


David Muir with Sgt. Sheila McDaid


Article from Peabody Patch -

On Friday March 14, 2014 at 10 p.m., 20/20 on ABC will feature a story about undercover operations concerning Murder-For-Hire investigations that have been conducted by the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Bureau.

One of those highlighted in this hour-long show will be the story of former Peabody resident Guillermo Vasco. In 2004, Vasco, estranged from his wife, went to her residence and was going to burn the house down with her, himself and their infant child. However, his wife was able to convince him that she still loved him and wanted to start over again.

With a plan to go to Canada, they needed to stop at Lynn City Hall for her birth certificate. It was there she was able to escape. She had saved her baby’s and her own life that day.

Sgt. Sheila McDaid, then head of Peabody's Domestic Violence Unit, was involved in this case and will be on the 20/20 show this Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10pm.

 For further information see article from Peabody Patch:
20/20 Will Feature Gripping Peabody Domestic Violence Case

Krav Maga Boston

Alpha Krav Maga Boston
Class for Women Only
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Krav Maga

Hopefully you'll never have to defend yourself, but if you do, make sure you're prepared.


Join us for this 2 hour Women Only Self Defense Event where we will cover basic techniques that could some day save your life. Cost is only $30 per participant.

This class will be held on Saturday April 5th from 1230-230pm at Alpha Krav Maga Boston in Malden. 

Krav Maga is fun, easy to learn and effective and can get you into the best shape of your life.

Call today or register online at  
Spaces are limited, so don't wait
Krav Maga Boston
141 Pleasant Street
Malden, Massachusetts 02148



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