Special Weapons and Tactics
Unit Control Chief: Michael Shaw, Chief of Police, Webster PD
Team Commander: Sergeant Kenneth Charlton, Auburn PD
The Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (CEMLEC) is a non-profit corporation consisting of over 60 municipal law enforcement agencies. Incidents including but not limited to, Armed Standoff, Barricaded Suspects, Hostage Situations, High Risk Search Warrants, Dangerous Felon Pursuit and Missing Persons.
Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis assisted each community through a mutual aid agreement. CEMLEC covers a land area of over 1,600 square miles and serves a population in excess of 750,000 citizens across four counties.
Member agencies are fully insured and authorized to operate throughout all areas CEMLEC covers. CEMLEC augments local departments by providing specialized services, equipment and personnel, while ensuring that the requesting police chief maintains overall control of law enforcement activities.