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

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

BPD news

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

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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Jan 10

Health and public safety legislative agenda announced for 2019

Mayor's Office
Fireworks from a first night celebration in Boston
Dec 27

First Night 2019 in Boston

Gun buyback
Dec 13

City to host one-day gun buyback program

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Dec 12

Traffic advisory for Friday and Sunday, December 14 and 16, 2018

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