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Boston Police Foil Planned Attack on Pokemon Tournament

August 23, 2015
The Boston Police Department said Sunday its officers thwarted what could have been a massacre at the Pokemon World Championship held in the city this weekend.

Boston City Council to Consider Body Cameras for Police

August 4, 2015
A proposal to equip Boston police with body cameras — a measure being tried in several major cities in the aftermath of police-involved shootings nationwide — will get its first public airing Wednesday in a City Council hearing, but the city's top officials are taking a cautious approach to the contentious issue.

Massachusetts Officer Indicted for Assault on Handcuffed Suspect

August 4, 2015
A decorated Chelsea, Mass., police officer and Iraq War veteran was recorded in 2014 punching a handcuffed man four times and yelling expletives while standing over him, Suffolk prosecutors said in court Tuesday.

Boston Officer's Son Pleads Not Guilty to Terror-Related Gun Charges

July 30, 2015
The police captain contacted the FBI saying that his son had become “obsessed with Islam” 18 months earlier. Capt. Ciccolo has cooperated with investigators assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force since, senior BPD commanders told ABC News.

Boston Officer's Son Charged in Alleged ISIS-Inspired Terror Plot

July 13, 2015

Federal authorities have arrested an Adams, Mass., man who was allegedly planning to carry out an Islamic State-inspired attack on a university with guns and improvised explosives. His father is a Boston PD captain who notified authorities of his intentions. More Here.

Video: Boston Officer's Son Charged in Alleged ISIS-Inspired Terror Plot

July 13, 2015
Federal authorities have arrested an Adams, Mass., man who was allegedly planning to carry out an Islamic State-inspired attack on a university with guns and improvised explosives. His father, a Boston PD police captain, notified authorities of the plans.

Heroin Use Spikes Among Women, Higher-Income Groups

July 10, 2015
According to a study by the CDC and the FDA, Heroin use doubled among women and more than doubled among non-Hispanic whites. It increased dramatically among people with incomes above $50,000 and with private health insurance.

Boston Officer Helps Man Tie Necktie

July 7, 2015
The officer was on his regular tour of duty in Hyde Park, and the man was on his way to church. The problem was he didn’t know how to tie his necktie.

Boy Saved by Massachusetts State Trooper in 1983 Grows Up to Join the Force

June 25, 2015
Kucha, not even a year old, was in his car seat, riding with his mom and dad to Logan 
International Airport to pick up his grandfather. Traffic was heavy as the Burlington family exited the tunnel. Kucha began having convulsions, his eyes rolling into the back of his head.

Video: Massachusetts Man Dumped Gas on Cruiser, Lit It on Fire

June 18, 2015
Southbridge, Mass., Police say a man walked up to an unoccupied cruiser at the police station, dumped gasoline on it, and lit then it on fire late Tuesday night. The spectacle was captured on cellphone video.

Massachusetts Man Dumped Gas on Cruiser, Lit It on Fire

June 18, 2015

Southbridge, Mass., Police say a man walked up to an unoccupied cruiser at the police station, dumped gasoline on it, and lit then it on fire late Tuesday night. More Here.

Rhode Island Man Third Arrested in Alleged Boston Terror Plot

June 12, 2015
Authorities have arrested a Rhode Island man they believe is connected to an alleged terrorism plot that has been unraveling in Boston since the fatal shooting of a man there last week who is suspected of planning to behead police officers.

Four Massachusetts Officers Hospitalized After Chemical Suicide

June 12, 2015
Several first responders, including four police officers, were hospitalized Thursday when hazmat crews responded to a chemical suicide in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Massachusetts K-9 Escapes from Handler's Yard, Bites Teen and Mom

June 4, 2015
A Holbrook, Mass., police dog that got loose and bit a teen and his mother several times Sunday was ordered into quarantine by the state Wednesday.

Terror Suspect Killed in Boston Planned to Behead Officers

June 4, 2015
Boston police and FBI agents had been tracking Rahim around the clock. As the 26-year-old walked outside a Roslindale CVS on Tuesday, officers approached him.

Boston Officer, FBI Agent Kill Knife-Wielding Terror Suspect

June 2, 2015
The FBI had been tracking the man for several weeks, and authorities are looking into whether he may have been radicalized by ISIS propaganda online.

Massachusetts Police Advise Public Not to Drunkenly Chase Bears with Hatchets

May 13, 2015
"The North Adams Police Department is urging everyone to NOT chase bears through the woods with a dull hatchet, drunk," the post said.

Mass. PD to Stop Arresting Addicts Who Request Help

May 7, 2015
Under the city's plan, addicts who seek help at the Gloucester police station will be paired immediately with on-call volunteers — called "angels" — who will take them to an emergency room, if necessary, and help find detox, treatment, and other services afterward.

Convicted Cop Killer Gets New Trial in Boston Detective's Death

May 7, 2015
A Suffolk Superior Court judge has delivered a stinging rebuke to the leaders of Boston's law enforcement community who oversaw the 1993 murder investigation of Detective John J. Mulligan, ruling the investigation was tainted by corrupt detectives and marred by prosecutorial failures.

Massachusetts State Police Sued in Shooting of Mentally Ill Man

April 14, 2015
The complaint, filed by Justiniano's younger sister Damaris Justiniano against Colonel Timothy P. Alben, the head of the Massachusetts State Police, and the involved trooper, a 25-year veteran, alleges that Alben failed to provide the agency with "policies, procedures and equipment allowing citizens with mental health crises to be treated through humane, nonlethal means."
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