Welcome to the new

Welcome to the new and improved responsive BPDNews! We hope you will find it easy to navigate and take with you on the go. Whether you are just curious about the BPD or looking for specific data or details - you should find it here. We have streamlined the flow of information and have organized resources to assist you with all of your public safety needs. Keeping you informed, connected and engaged is our top priority. Working together we can improve the quality of life and make Boston an even safer city.

Thank you for taking the time – hope you enjoy the Department’s new blog.


Death Investigation in the area of 553 Boylston Street

At about 11:08 PM, Thursday, August 22, 2013, officers from District 4 (Back Bay) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 553 Boylston Street, Back Bay

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Police Investigate Person Stabbed in the area of 262 Friend Street

At about 1:51 AM, Sunday, August 25, 2013, officers from district A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a Person Stabbed at 262 Friend Street, Boston.

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This Week's Most Wanted

You can help make your neighborhood safer. If you know anything about the whereabouts of any of these individuals call CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in your information, not your identity. Your tip is 100% anonymous.

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Death Investigation in the area of 15 Lansdowne Street

At about 12:45 AM, Wednesday, August 28, 2013, officers from district D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for an overdose in the area of 15 Lansdowne Street Boston (House of Blues).

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UPDATE: Police Determine Report of Sexual Assault in the area of the Boston / Cambridge Line Not Valid

After a thorough investigation the Boston Police has determined that the August 18, 2013 report of an alleged sexual assault in the area of the Allston/Brighton line was erroneous. 

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Boston 24: Data from Tuesday @ 10AM through Wednesday @ 10AM

The information is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events.

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Shooting For A Cure

On Friday, August 16, 2013, 50 Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Officers from across New England competed in a pistol shooting competition to benefit Cops for Kids with Cancer! 

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