Chief Cunningham Elected President of the Massachusetts Chiefs
December 11, 2008:  Chief Terrence Cunningham was
formally inducted as the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police
Association President.  The ceremony was held at the
Wellesley Country Club, and was attended by both local
and state dignitaries.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Govenor Deval Patrick
opened the induction swearing in the Chief and making
comments.  Attorney General Martha Coakley also

The Chief will serve as President for 2009.  He has
previously served in several keys area of the
Massachusetts Chiefs of Police.  The organization has over
350 Chiefs of Police as members, and takes an active role
in police issues in the Commonwealth.

The Wellesley Honor Guard presented the colors during
the event.  The WPD command and administrative staff
also attended the event.

All Photos by
Tim Gover and Chief Peter King
Chief Cunningham is sworn in as President of
the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association
by Governor Deval Patrick .
Chief Cunningham with his wife Megan and
his stepson Josh.
Chief Cunningham, Governor Deval Patrick,
and Attorney General Martha Coakley
The Wellesley Police Honor Guard posting the colors.
The Wellesley Police Honor Guard from L to R:
Sgt. Renzella, Off. Gonsalves, Det. McLaughlin, Off.
Gerard, Off. Dennehy, Sgt. Whittemore, Sgt. Cleary, Off.
Fritts, Off. Poirier, Off. Amalfi
Sgt. Jeff Renzella marches out during
opening ceremonies.
Photos of the speakers, members and attendees at the
induction ceremony
Senator Scott Brown
Kevin Burke
Secretary of Public Safety
Governor Patrick, Attorney
General Coakley and the Chief
Chief and Governor Patrick
Chief's Family and the
Falmouth Chief Riello and Chief Cunningham
Wellesley Table
Members of Mass Chiefs
Representative Alice Peisch
National Anthem
Chief Wells (Milton PD)
Chief Riello (Outgoing President) Chief
Cunningham (Incoming President) and Chief
Wayne Sampson (Executive Director)
Outgoing and Incoming
Boston PD Gaelic
Martha Coakley
A second photo of the Honor Guard by Chief King