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Boston-Area Chief Reduces Agency's Long Guns by 20% at Urging of Activist

As a result of conversations with activist Loren Crowe who served in Afghanistan, Commissioner Branville Bard decided to eliminate camouflage uniforms and identified 20% of the department’s long guns like sniper rifles, M4s and shotguns that could be removed.

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Man Smashes Boston Police Station Barrier, Attacks Desk Officer

The suspect, using a large metal pole, broke through the protective barrier, and launched himself at the Officer.

MA Officers Save Multiple People from Burning Home

Outside of the building, Officers Leang Chhor and Joshua Delisle saw a woman holding a baby in a second-floor window. They told her to drop the baby to them, which she did, and were able to catch the baby safely.

Officer's Act of Christmas Kindness Applauded by KISS Star Gene Simmons

During the on-scene investigation, Officer Lima discovered that the two suspects fell upon hard times and attempted to take additional groceries they did not have enough money to pay for so they could provide a Christmas dinner for the two young children.

Off-Duty Officer Kicks in Door to Alert Family to House Fire

An off-duty North Reading, MA, police officer is being credited with saving lives from a house fire.

Suspect in Shooting of MA Trooper Killed in Bronx Gunfight, Marshals Wounded

The marshals had information that the suspect, Andre Sterling, 35, was inside and were let in by a resident.

MA Lawmakers Agree on Police Reform Bill That Creates POST, Bans Chokeholds

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are set to vote on a police reform bill that would make some of the biggest changes in years to law enforcement oversight and rules in the state.

Massachusetts Trooper Shot in Hand, Suspects at Large

The round went through his hand and was stopped by the trooper's body armor, preventing additional injury.

MA Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man in Apartment

Three Winchester police officers responding to the unit. In the apartment they reportedly found a man holding two knives.

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Massachusetts Officer Rescues Trapped Skunk Without Getting "Skunked"

An officer with the Tewksbury (MA) Police Department managed to rescue a skunk over the weekend whose head was trapped in a plastic food container without being "skunked."