The Dracut Police Department is a proud member of N.E.M.L.E.C.
The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) is a non-profit corporation, and a law enforcement council, composed of a consortium of 60+ police and sheriff departments in Middlesex and Essex Counties. Member agencies operate pursuant to an interagency mutual aid and assistance agreement. We have grown and evolved over the years to address the ever-changing demands placed upon the law enforcement profession.
NEMLEC is a professional organization, directed by member needs and priorities, and governed by an elected Board. Member police chiefs actively participate in its operation serving in leadership roles on operational units and committees. NEMLEC manages all aspects of the organization through member meetings, open processes and a comprehensive intranet system.
|Number Sworn Police||3,000|
|Number Sworn Sheriff||700+|
|Population Served||1.6 million|
|Land Area||833 square miles|
|Service Area||Membership is limited to agencies in Middlesex and Essex Counties, North and West of Boston.|
NEMLEC units are composed of highly trained and skilled officers from member agencies under the command of a police chief. They are a primary source of assistance and support and are available to member police chiefs who activate them in accordance with written protocol.
NEMLEC resources are (i) specialized systems or technology that facilitate police practices, and/or (ii) personnel or teams with unique skills not typically available in police departments. Member agencies can draw from these resources as needed, if available.
NEMLEC Committees are composed of member police chiefs. Committees drive specific organizational activities.
Currently the Dracut Police Department has two of its officers assigned to the NEMLEC SWAT/RRT Team.