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William Evans named Boston Police Commissioner

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh formally announced the appointment of Interim Police Commissioner William B. Evans as Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department at a press conference held Thursday morning. “Commissioner Evans has been an exceptional leader to the Boston Police Department,” Walsh said in a press release Tuesday. “Public safety is one of my […]

Boston Police report decrease in crime for December 2013

The Boston Police Department released information Monday showing crime rates decreasing in Boston by 6 percent between Jan. 1 and Dec. 9, compared to the same period in 2012, a trend which many residents said they could see in their neighborhoods. Amy Farrell, assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern […]

City Council approves salary increase for Boston Police Department

Despite disapproval from several city officials, Boston City Council passed a six-year contract award that will provide a 25.4 percent salary increase for Boston Police Patrolman’s Association members on Wednesday. Councilor John Connolly, who had previously said he was against the raise, was not present for the vote, and the $87 million contract passed 12-0. “We […]

William Evans appointed Interim Police Commissioner

In light of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis retiring, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino appointed Superintendent William Evans Friday as interim police commissioner until the new mayor of Boston choses the permanent commissioner. Davis has played a significant role in the BPD, including handling the 70-day occupation of Dewey Square by Occupy Boston, as well as the capture of Boston Marathon bombing […]

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis to become consultant after retiring

After announcing that he would retire before Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis accepted a job as senior consultant of Community Resources for Justice on Tuesday. Davis, who is to begin work at CRJ in early November, said he was proud to take part in the organization’s work in improving public safety. “CRJ […]