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The new contract builds on wage adjustments and codifies significant reforms in December’s BPPA contract, including a major overhaul of court time .

The Boston Police Department is looking to hire 911 call takers.

The cohort brings together renowned experts and practitioners from across the country to participate in a cross-agency, technical-assistance-based, multi-day workshop.

Police Commissioner Michael Cox would like to share some steps taken, large and small, to advance police professionalism and reform in the City of Boston in his first six months.

Today, Mayor Michelle Wu announced the appointment of Roxbury native and former Dorchester resident Michael Cox as the 44th Commissioner of the Boston Police Department.

The City of Boston is seeking a proven transformational leader to serve as the City’s Police Commissioner.

Since our last update on police reform posted on October 4, 2021, additional progress has been made.

The Boston Police Department (BPD) continues to be committed to implementing police reform.

Review recent changes to the Police Reform Policy at the Boston Police Department.

As of Friday, January 29, 2021, Superintendent White will serve as Acting Commissioner until he is formally sworn in as Commissioner.

BOSTON - Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Boston Police Commissioner William Gross and Chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board Kathleen Joyce to release a guide of...

The day marks a remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which happened six years ago on December 14.

This year, $500,000 will go to youth development programs across Boston.

Bureau will aim to strengthen relations between communities and law enforcement; will be led by newly appointed Superintendent Nora Baston.

Gross currently serves as Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police Department.

A first-in-the-nation coordinated gun buyback day will take place in Boston, Worcester, Hartford, and Providence on December 16.

The public will now be able to file complaints with the Civic Engagement Cabinet, located at City Hall, to offer a more neutral location than going to a police department.

Investments include new 20 police cadets; new recruit class of 100 officers to start in August 2017.

The extension agreement maintains that up to 100 patrol officers will be equipped with body cameras in which on-duty police activity will be conducted.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans today released the following statement regarding the auction of the gun that was used to kill Trayvon Martin: "We are deeply troubled...

Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans in announcing the reinstatement of the Boston Police Cadet Program, a training program for Boston's youth seeking a...

The civilian board has oversight and review of BPD internal investigations.

Today, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that he will appoint Interim Police Commissioner William B. Evans as Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department, and Superintendent William Gross as...

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