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Psych! BPD Commissioner William Evans Is Leaving after All

Less than a month after he and Mayor Walsh denied reports on the move, BPD Commissioner William Evans announced Monday morning that he plans to leave […]

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BPD Commissioner William Evans Denies Rumors He Plans to Leave

Update: Both Evans and Walsh have now denied the rumors. “He’s the police commissioner,” Walsh said, according to the Boston Herald. ““I hate these rumors … they’re not true,” […]

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Marty Walsh Says Boston Will Fund Police Body Cameras

Mayor Marty Walsh pledged to fund body cameras for the Boston Police Department on Monday, and the force could be outfitted with the devices by […]

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Boston Police Department Apologizes for Black History Month Tweet

Update: February 12 at 12:18 p.m.: Later on Monday, Mayor Marty Walsh issued a statement condemning the police department’s tweet. Walsh did not mince words and said the […]

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Here’s Where Boston Issues the Most Parking Tickets

When it’s not the meters, it’s a snow emergency. And if it’s neither of those, it’s probably a resident-only spot or home to some very specific street-cleaning […]

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The Boston Police Department Has Drones

Pretty soon, that drone buzzing over your head might not be piloted by a hobbyist leaf-peeping from the sky, or a videographer capturing a wedding day […]

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Boston Cop Who Made Racially Charged Video Says He’s Not Racist

The white Boston Police officer who made a video about a fellow cop that included the line “black people have met their match” wants you […]

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Tall Ships Security Will Be Intense

It’s hard to overstate how big a deal Tall Ships is going to be this weekend. Already, we’ve been warned that as many as 3 million people are expected […]

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A Boston Cop on a Coffee Run Foiled a Robbery at Dunkin’ Donuts

Looks like a would-be Dunkin’ Donuts robber picked the wrong coffee shop. An attempt to steal from an outpost of the coffee chain in Roxbury […]

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Boston Police Increasing Patrols at Concert Venues After Manchester Bombing

Boston Police are ramping up patrols at the city’s concert venues following Monday’s deadly bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, which killed […]

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Police Arrested a Suspect after the Back Bay Bike Hit-and-Run

The search for a suspect after the fatal hit-and-run in Back Bay last week has apparently come to a close, as police say they have made an […]

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The Shocking Double Murder in South Boston Is Still a Mystery

Why did a man allegedly murder two doctors in a South Boston condo on Friday? It’s still unclear. The chilling details of the case have gripped the city since two […]

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The Bicyclist Injured in a Back Bay Hit-and-Run Has Died

The bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run in Back Bay early Sunday morning has died of his injuries, police announced this morning. The victim, identified as 29-year-old […]

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Landsdowne Will Close to Traffic on Red Sox Game Days

Citing general safety concerns and recent acts of terrorism involving cars and large crowds, police say it’s time to close Landsdowne Street to traffic on […]

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Mayor Walsh, Boston Police Extend Body Cam Pilot Program

Mayor Marty Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans announced a six-month extension for the department’s body camera pilot program Monday, after reaching an agreement […]