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Judge Rules Against Police Union on Body-Worn Cameras

A pilot program to test out body-worn cameras on Boston police officers is set to go forward as planned after a Superior Court judge on Friday […]

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BPD Thwart High-Flying Getaway in Brighton

Boston Police thwarted an epic, high-flying getaway attempt over the weekend in Brighton. The man, 39-year-old Fabio Armelio of Medford, was apparently channeling Jason Bourne Sunday morning […]

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Comedian Jeff Ross Talks Roasting Boston Cops for New Special on Conan

Unlike Peyton Manning, comedian Jeff Ross is a master at roasting people, which is why he’s testing his skills against one of the hardest audiences […]

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Car Strikes Pedestrians on Freedom Trail in Downtown Crossing

At least two people hit and taken away on stretchers. Driver attempted to flee. Minuteman pointed him out to police. pic.twitter.com/3GjJZjA7ap — WalkBoston (@WalkBoston) August […]

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BPD Starts Assigning Police to Body Camera Program Today

After not a single police officer volunteered to take part, BPD began assigning officers to participate in the city’s long-delayed body camera program on Tuesday. Speaking […]

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Amid Tepid Support for Boston Police Body Cameras, No Volunteers Step Forward

Even after a slow start to the Boston Police Department’s rollout of a pilot to test body camera equipment, and with less-than-enthusiastic support from the […]

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Here’s What Black Lives Matter Protesters Had to Say at the BPD Headquarters Rally

Protesters began the Black Lives Matter Rally Wednesday night by chanting: “SAME STORY EVERY TIME, BEING BLACK IS NOT A CRIME” Videos recording the deaths of […]

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Boston Police Reach Deal on Body Camera Pilot

Boston Police are poised to start wearing body cameras on their uniforms after the Boston Police Department and the city struck a deal this week with […]

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Boston Police Send Thoughts and Prayers to Dallas After Deadly Sniper Shooting

Update: Friday, 9:40 a.m. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh issued the following statement on the Dallas shooting: My thoughts are with the Dallas officers who were killed last […]

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Power Lunch: Boston Police Commissioner William Evans

The city’s top cop on body cameras, legalized weed, and why Patriots Day actor James Colby needs to drop 50 pounds.

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Police Looking for Woman Who Allegedly Assaulted Two-Year-Old in Public Garden

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly assaulted a two-year-old girl in the Public Garden more than a month ago. The girl’s parent told police that her […]

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Scuffle Between Boston Cop and Civilian Captured on Video

Boston police are looking into an incident captured on video between an off-duty officer and a civilian in Back Bay. According to the Associated Press, […]

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Three Crowdfunding FOIA Requests That Need Your Help

March 13-19 is Sunshine Week, a nationwide initiative spotlighting the importance of open government and public records to a thriving democracy. Public records ought to […]

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Boston Police Union Lawyer: 16-Year-Old Girls Have All Seen Penises on the Internet

The lawyer for a Boston Police officer accused of sending sexual images to a 16-year-old girl says the alleged victim shouldn’t have been shocked, as […]

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Report: Boston Police Need to Diversify Ranks, Rein in Overtime Spending

A recently completed outside audit of the Boston Police Department found the agency needs to diversify its ranks to more accurately reflect the changing face […]