Camila DomonoskeJune 7, 2018 09:45 AM
Police Officers On Leave After Video Showed Them Punching Unarmed ManThree police officers and a sergeant in Mesa, Ariz., have been placed on leave after the police chief was shown surveillance video footage of multiple officers surrounding an unarmed black man and punching him repeatedly.
Isaiah ThompsonMay 1, 2018 05:20 PM
Walsh Applauds Police Probe Of 'Very Disturbing' Social Media PostsBoston Mayor Marty Walsh says he is disturbed by allegations that a Boston police officer posted offensive images online.
Marilyn SchairerApril 19, 2018 12:58 PM
Mass. GOP Reaffirms Support For Capital Punishment For Cop KillersThe Massachusetts Republican Party is reaffirming its position to reinstate the death penalty in the commonwealth for anyone who murders police officers. The issue resurfaced following the shooting death of Yarmouth police officer Sean Gannon last week.
Paul SingerApril 18, 2018 05:08 PM
Court Orders Investigation Of Alleged Racism In Brookline Fire DepartmentA state court has breathed new life into a black Brookline firefighter's complaint that he faced racial discrimination from within the town’s fire department, and the case against the town must now be reopened.
Paris AlstonApril 17, 2018 09:40 PM
State Landmarks Lit Blue To Honor Fallen Yarmouth Police OfficerBlue lights adorned landmarks around Boston and the Commonwealth Tuesday night for a somber occasion.
NPR NewsApril 17, 2018 12:26 PM
Video Shows Police Tackling, Punching Black Harvard StudentPolice in Cambridge, Mass., tackled and punched a black Harvard student who was standing naked on a traffic island on Friday night. The incident was captured on video by witnesses, and the city's mayor called the video "disturbing."
Tina MartinApril 13, 2018 07:36 PM
Loaded Firearm Found In Passenger's Carry-On Luggage At LoganA Rhode Island man is in hot water after TSA agents at Logan airport found a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage last night.
Amanda McGowanApril 5, 2018 06:02 PM
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Colin A. Young | State House News ServiceApril 2, 2018 07:26 PM
GPS Trackers On, Troop E Gone Amid State Police OverhaulThe Massachusetts State Police has been ordered to activate GPS tracking of its marked cruisers, will eliminate the troop that has been the subject of a probe into potential overtime fraud, is reviewing the staffing levels of the troop that protects Logan Airport, and will begin discussions about implementing a body camera program.