Boston Police Department

law enforcement agency in Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Police Department is the main law enforcement agency in Boston, Massachusetts. There are currently 2,144 sworn uniform police personnel and 569 civilian members. They also have 33 K-9s.

Boston Police Department
Abbreviation BPD
Flag of the City of Boston
Agency Overview
Formed May 26, 1854; 169 years ago (1854-05-26)
Employees 2,713
Annual Budget $414 million (2020)[1]
Legal personality Governmental agency
Jurisdictional Structure
Divisional agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
Commonwealth of Massachusetts , U.S.
Map of Boston Police Department's jurisdiction.
Size 89.6 sq. miles
Population 617,594 (2010 census)
Legal jurisdiction Boston, Massachusetts
General nature
Operational Structure
Headquarters Boston, Massachusetts
Sworn Uniformed Police Personnels 2,144
Civilian Employees 569
Mayor of Boston responsible Michelle Wu
Agency executive Gregory Long, Superintendent-In-Chief (acting commissioner)
K-9s 33

References change

  1. "Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Budget" (PDF). City of Boston. 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-04.

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