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Last updated: 02/02/2017 - 3:01pm

City Council Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice hearing

Reason for cancellation: Due to the weather, the committee has canceled this hearing.

All meetings are open to the public. You can also watch meetings on Comcast channel 8, RCN channel 82, and online at (except off-site hearings).

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. The subject of the hearing is Docket # 0136, an order for a hearing to address violence in the City of Boston.

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Jackson and referred to the committee on January 11, 2017.

    Public testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.  If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax, or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below.

    Mail Address: Docket #0136 City Council, City Hall 5 th Floor, Boston, MA 02201
    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 Attn: Ron Cobb, Docket #0136
    Committee Email:
    Staff email:, Telephone number: 617-635-3042

    NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.