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Boston Considering 3-year Residency Requirement for Police and Fire Applicants

May 1, 2014
City leader is pushing for 3-year residency requirement for Boston police and fire applicants.

Suspect Facing Charges After Boston Police Say He Dropped Backpack at Marathon Finish Line

April 16, 2014
Boston Police said two backpacks were left unattended by the finish line around 7 p.m. The Boylston Street area was shut down for about 3 hours, with pedestrians and motorists asked to avoid the area.

Video: Heroic Boston Officer Recalls Marathon Bombing Response

April 15, 2014
He was just feet from the finish line, on-duty at the time, working crowd control, when the first bomb went off.

Heroic Boston Officer Recalls Marathon Bombing Response

April 15, 2014

He was just feet from the finish line, on-duty at the time, working crowd control, when the first bomb went off. Read Full Story Here.

Veteran Boston Officer Decorated for Marathon Bomber Shootout Dies on Duty

April 11, 2014
Dennis O. Simmonds, 28, was a highly decorated officer, with Boston Police for six years. Simmonds earned the department's highest honor of the Schroeder Brothers Memorial Medal for his bravery during the Watertown shoot-out after last year's marathon bombing..

No Bags, No Strollers at April Boston Marathon

February 27, 2014
The list of prohibited items for runners also includes strollers, suitcases and rolling bags, weight vests or any type of vest with pockets, except for lightweight running vests, which will be allowed.

Mayor-Elect Nixes Patrol Rifles for Boston PD

January 2, 2014
"Mayor-elect Walsh is opposed to the AR-15 rifles," his spokeswoman Kathryn Norton said in a short statement. "Unless otherwise convinced by the Boston Police Department, he does not think they are necessary."

IACP 2013: Boston Commish Discusses Bombing Response

October 22, 2013
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis recounted the law enforcement response to the Boston Marathon bombing and manhunt and recognized several officers involved in the Watertown gun battle at the IACP Conference Tuesday.

Boston Cop Recounts Classic Clout

October 14, 2013
Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan, who celebrated David Ortiz' game-tying grand slam Sunday, will likely keep his post in the Red Sox bullpen for the foreseeable future.

Boston Police Fire at Cruiser Thief

October 7, 2013
A South Boston man was held on $150,000 bail Monday after he allegedly stole an idling police cruiser and twice attempted to run down an officer. Wilfredo Rodriguez, 37, has been arraigned on assault and battery with intent to murder and other charges stemming from the Friday incident.

Boston Top Cop Leaves Department

September 23, 2013
Police Commissioner Edward Davis will step down later this year to pursue a fellowship at Harvard University, he said at a Monday press conference at police headquarters.

2 Boston Officers Shot, Suspect Dead In Daylight Gun Battle

August 7, 2013
The officers, members of the Drug Control Unit, suffered gunshot wounds to the legs during the gun battle at 1:45 p.m. near Dorchester Avenue and Shepton Street. Officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

Fourth Amendment Blues

June 5, 2013

Essentially, because of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, you are damned if you do and damned if you don't. And the public has no sympathy whatsoever for your precarious position.

Twitter Comes of Age for Law Enforcement

May 21, 2013
One of the most lasting lessons that came out of the way law enforcement handled the Boston Marathon bombing came in the Twitterverse, where the Boston Police Department provided a clear beacon for using the social media platform.

Boston Top Cop: FBI Didn't Disclose Tsarnaev Probe

May 9, 2013
The Boston Police Department wasn't informed of a Russian intelligence warning about the Boston Marathon bombing suspect or an FBI probe of the matter, Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress today.

3 Students Arrested In Boston Marathon Bombing

May 1, 2013
Three college friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested Wednesday for removing a backpack with fireworks emptied of gunpowder from his dorm room following the attack.

Feds Charge Boston Bombing Suspect

April 22, 2013
Federal authorities charged the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction against people and property. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has not announced whether prosecutors would pursue the death penalty.

Second Boston Bombing Suspect Taken Into Custody

April 19, 2013
The second Boston Marathon bombing suspect who eluded authorities for five days in a manhunt that left another officer dead has been taken into custody, the Boston Police Department announced via their Twitter feed.

Boston Bombs Made With Pressure Cookers

April 16, 2013
The two explosive devices that killed three people and wounded more than 170 at the Boston Marathon were likely pressure-cooker bombs similar to those used in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.

Boston Bombing Investigators Say Only Two Devices, No One in Custody

April 16, 2013
Boston Police Commissioner Edwin Davis said the area of the bombing had been swept twice by explosive ordnance teams before the bombing.
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