Somerville Police Department Roster

Derrick Rice filed this request with the Somerville Police Department of Somerville, MA.


From: Derrick Rice

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

A list of all individuals employed as sworn law-enforcement officers ("police" officers) by the City of Somerville, including (1) name, (2) rank, (3) position, role, or assignment (if different from rank), (4) department, and (5) years of tenure or original date of hire.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Derrick Rice

From: Somerville Police Department

Mr. Rice:

I attach a document responsive to your below public records request of July 23, 2020. I believe the attached satisfies your request. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Julie M. McKenzie
Chief Labor Counsel
City of Somerville
93 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-6600x4407 (office)
(617) 776-8847 (fax)

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