Chief Daniel O'Connell
30 Mount Vernon St. Winchester MA 01890
(781)729-1212 / 911
Posted By Winchester Police on November 1st, 2022

The Winter Parking Ban is an effect.  Vehicles parked on the street between 1:00 AM and 7:00 AM are subject to fines.  Any vehicles parked on the street during a snow emergency may be fined and towed. For residents who live in or around the center of town, vehicles can be parked, overnight, in the […]



The North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) is a non-profit corporation, and a law enforcement council, composed of a consortium of 53 police departments in Middlesex and Essex Counties, and two County Sheriff’s Departments. 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.

NEMLEC Overview
Member Agencies 63
Number Sworn – Police 3225
Number Sworn – Sheriff 700+
Population Served 1.3 million
Land Area 700 square miles
Service Area Membership is limited to agencies in Middlesex and Essex Counties, North and West of Boston.
Operational Units
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.
  • Computer Crime
  • Motorcycle Unit
  • Regional Communications
  • Regional Response Team (RRT)
  • School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS)
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
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 Intranet – Regional Information Sharing
  • Regional Detectives
  • Crime Scene Services
  • Dive Team
NEMLEC Committees are composed of member police chiefs. Committees drive specific organizational activities.
  • Finance
  • Membership
  • Professional Development
  • Standards and Policies
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technology

Member Agencies

  • Amesbury
  • Andover
  • Arlington
  • Bedford
  • Belmont
  • Beverly
  • Billerica
  • Burlington
  • Carlisle
  • Chelmsford
  • Concord
  • Danvers
  • Dracut
  • Dunstable
  • Essex County SD
  • Georgetown
  • Gloucester
  • Groton
  • Hamilton
  • Haverhill
  • Lawrence
  • Lexington
  • Lincoln
  • Littleton
  • Lowell
  • Lynnfield
  • Malden
  • Marblehead
  • Maynard
  • Medford
  • Melrose
  • Merrimac
  • Methuen
  • Middlesex County SD
  • Middleton
  • Newbury
  • Newburyport
  • Newton
  • North Andover
  • North Reading
  • Peabody
  • Pepperell
  • Reading
  • Rowley
  • Salem
  • Saugus
  • Somerville
  • Stoneham
  • Swampscott
  • Tewksbury
  • Townsend
  • Tyngsborough
  • Wakefield
  • Waltham
  • Watertown
  • Wenham
  • Westford
  • Weston
  • Wilmington
  • Winchester
  • Woburn

NEMLEC Home Page

 information copied from NEMLEC.com