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Dennis White

Police Commissioner

Dennis White is the 43rd Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), and the second African American to hold the role of Police Commissioner. Before this role, White was a Superintendent in the department and Chief of Staff to the former Commissioner, William G. Gross.

A member of Mayor Walsh's Boston Police Reform Task Force, Superintendent White is a seasoned veteran of the police force, having served the community for 32 years. Prior to being promoted to Chief of Staff to Commissioner Gross and to the rank of Superintendent, White was a Deputy Superintendent in the Office of the Superintendent-in-Chief and in the Bureau of Field Services Night Command.