• Ever Vigilant BPD Officers Nab Two Late Night Burglars Breaking into a Downtown ATM Machine -   Ever Vigilant BPD Officers Nab Two Late Night Burglars Breaking into a Downtown ATM Machine: At about 2:20am, on Saturday, January 18, 2020, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to an alarm call for an ATM machine in the area of 67 Broad Street in downtown Boston. On arrival, officers were in the process
  • Suspect in Custody Firearm Related Charges Following Traffic Stop in Dorchester - At about 5:30 PM on Friday January 17, 2020, officers assigned to the District B-3 (Mattapan) Drug Control Unit arrested Christopher Johnson, 24, of Dorchester, on firearm related charges during a traffic stop in the area of 174 Harvard Street in Dorchester. The officers had stopped a motor vehicle as part of an ongoing drug
  • BPD Officers Recover Loaded Firearm After Arresting Violent Juvenile Suspect in Roxbury - At about 4:36 PM on Friday January 17, 2020, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an onsite firearm arrest after responding to a call for a removal in the area of 39 Mount Pleasant Avenue in Roxbury. While on approach, officers were advised that there was a group of teenage males gathered a common
  • Missing Person Alert For Izabel Rivera Has Been Cancelled - The Boston Police Department is no longer seeking the public’s assistance in efforts to locate 14-year-old Izabel Rivera. Izabel who has been located safe and sound. Thanks to all who aided or assisted in the search.   Source: BPD News Missing Person Alert For Izabel Rivera Has Been Cancelled
  • BPD in the Community: High School Student Holds Clothing Drive to Help the Homeless in Boston - JOB WELL DONE: Kudos to high school student Kevin Drolet, an 11th grader from Rutland, MA, for his incontestable kindheartedness and compassion as evidenced by his decision to initiate and coordinate a clothing drive for the homeless in Boston. After collecting a bunch of clothes, Kevin delivered approximately 20 large plastic bags of clothing to
  • Boston 24 and Public Journal for Friday, January 17, 2020 - Data includes 24–Hour-Period Beginning Wednesday @ 10AM through Thursday @ 10AM Homicides: 0Nonfatal Shootings: 0Nonfatal Stabbings: 0 Street Robberies: 1Commercial Robberies: 1Bank Robberies: 0Other Robberies: 0 Vehicle Thefts: 4Vehicle Recoveries: 0Vehicle Breaks: 6 Residential Break-ins: 3Commercial Break-ins: 0 Click Here For Public Journal NOTE: The information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered
  • Dog Owner Dispute Leads to Firearm Discharge and Subsequent Arrest Near Brighton Ball Field -   At about 7:41 PM on Thursday January 16, 2020, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) arrested Daniel Logan, 50, of Brighton, on firearm and assault related charges after responding to a call for shots fired towards the rear of McKinney Playground located in the area of Keenan Road in Brighton. On arrival, officers located
  • European Unity on Iran Nuclear Deal May Be Cracking - 1/17/20 Iran’s nukes Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments There are signs that cracks are beginning to appear in European unity over its backing of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, or JCPOA, as allies come under growing pressure from the United States to abandon the agreement in the wake of Tehran’s downing of a passenger
  • Chinese Communist Party’s Media Influence Expands Worldwide - 1/17/20 China syndrome Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Over the past decade, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leaders have overseen a dramatic expansion in the regime’s ability to shape media content and narratives about China around the world, affecting every region and multiple languages, according to Beijing’s Global Megaphone, a new report from Freedom House. read more
  • Combating the Latest Technological Threat to Democracy: A Comparison of Facebook and Twitter’s Deepfake Policies - 1/17/20 Truth decay Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Deepfake technology that uses artificial intelligence to create and modify videos, images, and audio recordings to place individuals in situations they were never in, or put false words in their mouths, has burst onto the scene as the latest technological threat to the democratic political process. read more Source: