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Two People Arrested for Recent Assault on Keytar Bear Near Faneuil Hall

Justice has been served. Two people were arrested this week after allegedly beating and robbing Keytar Bear as he played for fans near Faneuil Hall. […]

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Boston Police Puppy Cop ‘Tuco’ Captures the Hearts of Pretty Much Everyone

Meet Tuco, a German Shepherd puppy who may one day become a K-9 unit for the Boston Police Department—that is, if he can handle it. […]

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Boston Cop Allegedly Grabbed Phone From Person Recording Arrest

A motorist traveling through the city who happened upon an arrest in progress alleges a Boston Police officer took away his phone and damaged it after […]

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Should Boston Police Officers Wear Body Cameras?

A new online group that formed last week believes all Boston Police officers on the job should have to wear body cameras on their uniforms […]

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Boston Puppies Stolen During Burglary

A case involving two missing puppies has gone to the dogs, and the Boston Police Department is asking for the public’s help to try and […]

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EDM Fans Sent to Hospital During Avicii Show at TD Garden

Emergency responders shipped more than 30 people to area hospitals, and treated dozens more on the scene at TD Garden, for drug and alcohol related issues […]

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Police Clear Out Foreclosed Home Occupied By Protesters

Boston Police swiftly cleared out furniture and other living amenities from a foreclosed Dorchester home this week, owned by Fannie Mae, after two people occupied it […]

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Boston Police Use ‘Find My iPhone’ to Crack a Case

On their blog this week, the Boston Police Department offered an example of the kind of case that’s becoming increasingly common around the country these days. […]

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Police Are Trying to Stop Car Break-Ins with Stickers

In an effort to curb crime in certain neighborhoods around the city, Boston Police are now slapping warning stickers on the poles of parking meters, […]

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‘I’ve Waited More Than Long Enough’

A Medford software engineer, fed up that more than a year has passed since he filed a complaint accusing a Boston Police officer of fabricating […]

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MassBike Wants Officers to Be More Informed About Bike Laws

A new video produced by members of MassBike, the Department of Public Health’s Mass in Motion Program, and the Boston Police could become the standard […]

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Councilor Wants to Discuss Bringing Back Boston’s Mounted Police Unit

City Councilor Stephen Murphy isn’t horsing around: he wants Boston to bring back the police department’s Mounted Police Unit. In an order filed on May […]

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He’s Back: ‘The Brighton Tree Ninja is Escalating’

Described by locals as a “master of evasion,” lurking in the Brighton-area and blistering trees—often fatally—with blows to their trunks using his weapon of choice, […]

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Police, Fire Officials to Practice Mock-Emergency Drills Around Boston

On May 3, if you happen to see members of the police force diving into action to respond to a “situation” at the Hynes Convention […]

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Boston Police Tested Some New Wheels During the Marathon

Police presence wasn’t the only thing that was beefed up on Marathon Monday. BPD officers got the chance to test out new bikes that haven’t […]