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, or visit BPDnews.com for the latest information.
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder PlazaRoxbury Crossing, MA 02120
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m - 4 p.m.
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.
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.
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Do you know anything about a crime that has happened, or a crime that could happen? Call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or text the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).
We only want your information, not your identity. Your tip is 100 percent anonymous.
We have a series of tips for when you're at home or in your community.
Learn how to get and keep a firearms identification card or license to carry firearms, and how to stay safe.
The center is the primary public safety answering point within the City of Boston.
If you know anything about the location of these people, call our CrimeStoppers Tip Line.
Get information about the registry, and the different levels of offenders.
Want to read the latest news, announcements, and stories from the Boston Police Department? Check out our official website, bpdnews.com.
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.
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The commissioner manages, plans, directs, and controls of the department.
The Superintendent-in-Chief is the highest-ranking police officer.
The bureau delivers effective and efficient community services.
The bureau oversees the activities of the citywide investigative divisions.
The bureau ensures our professional standards and integrity.
The bureau is responsible for providing training to all personnel.
The bureau improves the ability to prevent criminal activity.
The bureau works to help the department accomplish its mission.