Safety and Crime Prevention information and services for residents.
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Boston Police Department Public Service Desk
The Public Service Desk is a new customer service initiative of the Boston Police Department. The primary objective of the Service Desk is to make police-related services more accessible to the community.
Crime Tips and Alerts
The Boston Crime Stoppers Program highlights unsolved crimes of violence in the local media, appealing to the public for information. Callers do not have to reveal their identity to the police to provide information about a violent crime. Residents may now also text a tip to the hotline. Residents can also register for alerts from the Boston Police Alert Network for updated information regarding area crimes.
Emergency Medical Services
As a leader in the field of pre-hospital medicine, Boston Emergency Medical Services (EMS) brings cutting edge medical care to the streets of Boston. Boston EMS has numerous programs and initiatives dedicated to the residents of Boston and their health.
The Office of Emergency Management coordinates the City's homeland security and emergency management programs. They have programs such as Ready Boston: a city-wide community preparedness initiative meant to educate and empower Bostonians about the hazards they may face and meant to encourage residents to prepare for all types of emergencies, and Alert Boston: the City's emergency notification system.
Fire Safety & PreventionThe Fire Prevention Division in the Boston Fire Department has useful guides & tips on seasonal safety, barbecues, carbon monoxide exposure, and more. The Division directs fire prevention activities, handles more technical fire prevention problems, and conducts public education programs throughout the city.
Neighborhood Crime Watch
Organize your neighborhood to deter crime and reduce the fear of crime. Learn what simple actions you can take to protect you and your neighbor's families, homes, vehicles and property.