The Boston College Police Department responded to a hoax phone call on Saturday night that claimed an individual in 66 Commonwealth Ave. possessed a gun and intended to harm himself, according to Associate Vice President for University Communications Jack Dunn.
BC students from at least four other off-campus houses reported that their houses had been broken into late Friday night or early Saturday morning, according to Boston Police Department (BPD) reports.
Evans and Walsh Deny Knowledge of Domestic Abuse Allegations Against Newly Appointed Police Commissioner
Boston College Police Department (BCPD) Chief William Evans is defending himself and former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh against claims that they were aware of previous allegations of domestic abuse against the newly appointed Boston Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Dennis White, who was fired on Monday.
Following the violent counter-protests at the Straight Pride Parade that took place in late August, the Boston City Council is considering issuing a ban on individuals wearing masks, hoods, or other devices to conceal one’s identity at protests. The city ordinance was proposed by Councilor Tim McCarthy, who argued that protesters were primarily using face…
The Boston Police Department (BPD) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have communication about immigration statuses and criminal offenses, according to documents that WBUR obtained. The Boston Trust Act, a city ordinance which states that Boston officials may in no way act as federal agents for matters of immigration, was proposed by city councilor Josh…
William Gross, the commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), issued a letter Monday addressed to college and university students in the Boston area, outlining safety and security measures to expect on Marathon Monday, April 15.
A hearing to examine how the Boston Police Department (BPD) has been complying with the Trust Act—which says that the BPD cannot aid Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)—has been called in Boston City Council. Councilor Josh Zakim, from the seventh district, called for the hearing during the City Council’s meeting on Wednesday afternoon.
After multiple incidents were reported in the past week related to break-ins in the Brighton neighborhood that many Boston College students living off campus call home, the Boston College Police Department is working on educating off-campus students on how to prevent break-ins.