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The Boston Police Department is dedicated to working in partnership with the community to fight crime. We work to improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

Through community policing, we want to be a reflection of the residents we serve. We aim to create a professional culture and inclusive environment that mirrors the best of all of us. Learn more about the history of our department.

Boston Police Department
Contact
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder Plaza
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
United States

Join the Boston Police

You need to take the state's civil service exam and apply for the job.

Civilian jobs

A civilian career in law enforcement is a great opportunity to give back to your community through your contributions to the Boston Police. You can search for open positions through the City's Career Center.

Where to apply

Visit the City's Career Center for an updated list of open civilian jobs our department. Positions vary in scope, and in the training or education required.

Career Center

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

BPD news

Want to read the latest news, announcements, and stories from the Boston Police Department? Check out our official website, bpdnews.com.

Other ways to follow us

We also have a Twitter handle, @bostonpolice. We tweet information from BPD News, as well as real-time emergency notifications.

For emergencies, please call 911. We don't monitor our Twitter account.

Latest news

Latest news
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Nov 16

Boston Common traffic advisory for Saturday, November 18

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Nov 9

Traffic Advisory for Saturday, November 11, 2017

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Oct 25

Traffic Advisory: North Washington Street Bridge Overnight Lane Closures

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Oct 25

Traffic Advisory for October 27 - October 29, 2017

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Meet the commissioner

Meet the commissioner