Boston Police Department Office of the Legal Advisor

Amy Ambarik, Legal Advisor

The Office of the Legal Advisor is a division of Corporation Counsel’s office specifically dedicated to providing legal advice to the Police Commissioner and the Boston Police Department.  The Legal Advisor’s office, which is located at Boston Police Headquarters, includes the Legal Advisor, four staff attorneys, and a three member support staff. 

The office provides legal guidance to the Commissioner and the Department’s command staff on a variety of issues, including general legal advising and transactional document review.  The office also handles a variety of litigation matters including discrimination cases, internal employee discipline cases, police recruit bypass cases, firearms licensing appeals, and hackney carriage license appeals.  Additionally, the Legal Advisor’s office handles discovery and records requests from the public and other law enforcement agencies. 

Office of the Legal Advisor
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder Plaza
Boston, MA 02120
Phone: 617-343-4550

For more information on the Boston Police Department, please visit their website.
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