The Bureau of Professional Standards, Office of the Chief has responsibility for ensuring that the professional standards and integrity of the Department and its members are maintained. The Bureau continually monitors and evaluates procedures and policies of the department. The Bureau reviews and maintains records of all Department disciplinary actions
The Internal Affairs Division investigates incidents of alleged police misconduct ; reviews complaint investigations to ensure that investigations are thorough and complete; analyzes all complaint data; and proactively assists in the development of needed training modules. Coordinates the Department's efforts relative to the Early Intervention System (EIS) in the circumstances where intervention may prevent subsequent problems or complaints. Reviews the investigative efforts of personnel assigned to conduct recruit investigations.
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Citizen Alert Network Expands Citywide
Register for alerts about crime, emergencies and other important information.
Neighborhood Crime Watch
Learn what simple actions you can take to protect you and your neighbor's families, homes, vehicles, and property.
Find Information On Sex Offenders
A sex offender is any person who resides, works or attends an institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth and who has been convicted of a sex offense,
BPD Targets Violent Predators
Police Commissioner Davis discusses violence reduction efforts in the city.
Police Promotions 2010
Promotion and Rating ceremony held at the Boys & Girls Club in Mattapan for Boston police officers.
National Night Out 2010
Mayor Menino joins the Boston Police Department in celebrating the 27th annual National Night Out.
Operation Hoodsie Cup
Boston Police will be handing out free Hoodsie Cups in Boston neighborhoods, forging a bond with the city's youth.
New Boston Police Harbor Patrol Unit Opening
Mayor Menino and Commissioner Ed Davis help open the new Boston Police Harbor Patrol Unit.
Uphams Corner Street Team
Upham's Corner Street Team-Dorchester
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