Mass. police departments with surplus weapons

Some 82 local police departments in Massachusetts, many of them hamlets with little or no violent crime and no known terrorist threats, have obtained 1,068 weapons under a federal program that distributes surplus guns from the US military, records show.
Law Enforcement AgencyModelDescriptionApproved DateQuantity Approved
ACTON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/22/19996
BARNSTABLE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/23/20035
BELCHERTOWN POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/3/20034
BELMONT POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/7/20026
BOSTON POLICE DEPT*m16RIFLE, 5.563/23/2009100
BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE PDm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER7/16/20076
BRISTOL CO SHERIFF DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/28/20062
BROOKFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER10/11/20002
CENTRAL LAW ENF COUNCILm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/8/20066
CHARLTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER1/19/20064
CHELSEA POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.563/23/200918
CHICOPEE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/21/19942
CLINTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER5/25/20046
DUXBURY POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER4/12/20076
ESSEX CO SHERIFF DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/6/20056
EVERETT POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/6/200910
FAIRHAVEN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/21/200310
FAIRHAVEN POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER6/7/20076
FRAMINGHAM POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER9/5/199716
FRANKLIN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/21/200111
GOSHEN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/6/20001
GRAFTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/13/19984
HADLEY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/21/19945
HAMILTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/18/19986
HANOVER POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/28/19945
HANSON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/1/19994
HARWICH POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER5/31/19966
HARWICH POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/26/20038
HAVERHILL POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/9/19995
HINGHAM POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/18/19962
HOLLISTON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/9/19994
IPSWICH POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/12/20075
IPSWICH POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER2/12/20072
LEOMINSTER POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/20/19975
LOWELL POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/8/200225
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.562/26/20095
MANSFIELD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/20/19973
MARBLEHEAD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER10/14/19978
MARSHFIELD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER7/10/19978
MA STATE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER9/7/1994250
MA STATE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/19/199730
MBTA TRANSIT AUTHORITY PDm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/18/19984
MEDFORD POLICE DEPTm21RIFLE, M21, 7.62MM, intended for sniper use, semi-automatic3/18/19962
MEDFORD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER3/18/19961
MEDFORD POLICE DEPTShotgunSHOTGUN,12 GAGE,RIOT TYPE3/18/19962
MEDFORD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER7/13/200520
MEDWAY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/11/20032
MEDWAY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/22/20034
METHUEN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER8/30/199912
METHUEN POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/14/200720
MIDDLEBORO POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER4/1/20045
MILFORD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER4/11/19958
MILLIS POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/12/20073
MONSON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER12/31/19973
MONSON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/31/19973
NEW BRANTREE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/20/20071
NEWBURY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/14/20011
NORTHBRIDGE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/1/20032
NORTHBRIDGE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/12/20072
NORTHBRIDGE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER9/17/20072
NORWOOD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER8/10/20068
ORLEANS POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER10/1/20014
OXFORD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER3/28/20081
OXFORD POLICE DEPTm1912WINCHESTER M19123/28/20082
OXFORD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.563/23/20092
PAXTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/14/20072
QUINCY POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/7/200510
REHOBOTH POLICEm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER11/30/20055
REVERE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/21/200720
REVERE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER2/21/20076
ROCKLAND POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER4/12/19985
ROCKLAND POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER8/3/19995
SALEM POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/27/19955
SALEM ST COLLEGE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER4/16/20082
SALEM ST COLLEGE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.563/23/20092
SHIRLEY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/28/20064
SOMERSET POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER12/20/20046
SOMERSET POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/20/20046
SOMERVILLE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.562/26/200923
SOUTHBRIDGE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/21/19942
SOUTHBRIDGE POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER1/28/19973
SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/13/19964
STATE DIV OF LAW ENFORCEMENTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER4/20/199416
SWAMPSCOTT POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/9/19998
SWAMPSCOTT POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/12/20076
SWANSEA POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER7/25/20056
TEMPLETON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER2/4/20002
TEMPLETON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/21/20072
TOPSFIELD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER2/9/19982
TOPSFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER2/9/19982
WALPOLE POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER9/26/20004
WAREHAM POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER6/29/200510
WAREHAM POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/29/20053
WARREN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER6/24/19993
WATERTOWN POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/7/19998
WAYLAND POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE, 5.562/26/20093
WEBSTER POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER1/30/19986
WELLESLEY POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/13/19993
WELLFLEET POLICE DEPTrevolverREVOLVER,CALIBER .38 SPECIAL7/12/19992
WELLFLEET POLICE DEPTrevolverREVOLVER,CALIBER .38 SPECIAL7/12/19991
WELLFLEET POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/12/19993
WEST BROOKFIELD POLICE DEPTpistolPISTOL,CALIBER .45,AUTOMATIC11/20/20016
WEST BROOKFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER11/20/20011
WEST BROOKFIELD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER6/18/20041
WESTFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER7/9/199915
WESTFIELD POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER6/11/200319
WEST SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPTm74GRENADE LAUNCHER5/31/19962
WEST SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPTm21RIFLE, M21, 7.62MM, intended for sniper use, semi-automatic5/31/19961
WEST SPRINGFIELD POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER5/31/19964
WEYMOUTH POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER8/22/20004
WILMINGTON POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER12/4/19965
WILMINGTON POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER4/29/19973
WORCESTER POLICE DEPTm16RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER8/7/199840
WORCESTER POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER8/7/199815
WORCESTER POLICE DEPTm14RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER1/25/200015
Source: US Defense Reutilization & Marketing Service