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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.

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.

Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Kills 3, Injures 134

April 15, 2013
Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, killing three and injuring 134 others including a police officer. A 20-year-old Saudi Arabian suspect with severe burns is being guarded at a local hospital.

Boston Marathon Bombing

April 15, 2013
A Boston Globe sports producer captured two Boston Marathon explosions and the chaotic aftermath. Video via Steve Silva. Read the full story here.

Boston's Finest

February 27, 2013

"Boston's Finest," which airs Wednesdays on TNT, follows Boston Police officers with the gang unit, the fugitive task force, patrol, and SWAT. The eight episode series also provides a personal look at the officers' lives away from their law enforcement duties. POLICE Magazine spoke with Sgt. Robert Twitchell, a 26-year veteran and patrol supervisor, about his experiences.

Boston Police Reality Show Debuts on TNT

February 22, 2013
"Boston's Finest," which begins airing Wednesday, will include a more personal look at officers' lives away from their law enforcement duties.

Boston Cop Honored for Saving Drowning Woman

December 24, 2012
Boston Police Officer Edward T. Norton was honored today for jumping into the cold waters of Boston Harbor on Friday afternoon to save a woman.

Boston Motor Patrol

October 9, 2012

Boston celebrated two centennials in 2012—the building of Fenway Park for the Boston Red Sox and the founding of the Boston Police Department's motor unit, which is known as the Mobile Operations Patrol (MOP) unit. The two centennials came together on Sept. 16, when agency brass recognized the unit's heritage during a ceremony in front of Fenway's "green monster" wall in left field. Photos courtesy of Robert Anthony.

Sinaloa Cartel's N.H.-Europe Drug Pipeline Uncovered

September 4, 2012
A three-year investigation led by the FBI's Boston field office netted a cartel kingpin's cousin, 346 kilos of cocaine, and the discovery of a new trafficking route from Spain to New Hampshire.

Report: Citizen Videos of Cops Can Be Misleading

April 17, 2012
The photos and videos captured by civilians of arrests and other police activity often don't tell the whole story and often create more confusion than clarity, according to this WBZ-TV report.

Boston Cops Quarantined After Chemical Suicide

April 10, 2012
Four Boston Police officers who responded to a chemical suicide were cleared, after entering the home of a woman who injested sodium azide, a substance similar to cyanide.

Black Boston Officers File Discrimination Suit

February 15, 2012
Nine black Boston police supervisors failed to advance in the department because of a discriminatory exam, according to a federal lawsuit filed yesterday that underscores the long-running tension between minority officers and department commanders.

Video: Mass. Denies Benefits To Police Widow

December 29, 2011
The widow of a Boston Police officer has been fighting the state for accidental death benefits for 13 years since her husband's death from Hepatitis C.

Boston Police Widow's Fight

December 29, 2011
The widow of a Boston Police officer has been fighting the state for accidental death benefits for 13 years since her husband's death from Hepatitis C.

Boston Graduates First Recruit Class In Three Years

June 16, 2011
Sixty-four Boston Police recruits have graduated from the academy and will join the ranks of the 2,072-officer force next week.
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