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Police Encourage Feast Attendees to Celebrate Responsibly

As the North End prepares for the big feasts of the season, starting this week, Boston Police District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong reminds everyone to celebrate in a responsible and respectable manner. The beginning of August means more to the North End than some other neighborhoods, it means the beginning of feast season! The next several Read More…

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UPDATE: BPD Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Indecent Assault in the North End

News from Boston Police District A-1 regarding an arrest in the indecent assault incident on Hanover Street last Friday. Less than 24 hours after issuing a community alert seeking the public’s help in an effort to identify the individual wanted in connection to an indecent assault in the North End, the suspect wanted is under Read More…

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Multiple Arrests Reported at November North End Public Safety Meeting

Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the November 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Arrests -Vandalism / Trespassing: 10/8/17 @ 10:37pm at 232 Hanover St.: Four males from Winchester, MA were arrested after arriving at a residence where they believed a house party was taking place. Read More…

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Sixty Eight Arrested in North End Over Last Two Summer Feast Weekends

Another seven arrests in the North End on Saturday night by Boston Police bring the total to sixty-eight arrested over the last two summer feast weekends. Similar to the previous night, those charged were largely suburban teenagers cited for public underage drinking, disorderly conduct and trespassing, according to officials. “Young people from outside the city Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Assaults, Stolen Scooters, Three Arrests Reported at North End Public Safety Meeting

Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the July 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. Aggravated Assaults (2) -6/3 @ Stillman St. @ 12.53pm: Male and female victims reported that they got into an argument with the male operator of a gold VW Passat on Salem St. that led Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Overall Crime Down But Summer Brings Aggravated Assaults & Larcenies

Boston Police District A-1 provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the July 2016 North End Public Safety Meeting. The figures below cover the last 30 days period. Part 1 Crime: City-wide: Down 4% District A-1: Down 5% Aggravated Assaults (3) 6/18/16: 40-year-old suspect attempted to attack victim with a pair of Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Three Arrests Reported at North End Public Safety Meeting

The start of the good weather season has been relatively quiet in the North End, according to Captain Ken Fong of District A-1 police at the monthly Public Safety meeting. Citywide crime statistics are down 2% year-to-date though the end of May and districtwide figures were reported down 4%. There were several larcenies in the North End area Read More…

Meetings Police & Fire

Arrest and Larcenies Reported at January 2016 Public Safety Meeting

The following meeting reports are from the January 2016 public safety meeting, held monthly at the Nazzaro Center. The information was presented from Area A-1 Boston Police, covering the last 30 days. Overall 2015 Part 1 Crime Incidents: – Down 17% in District A-1 – Down 18% citywide During the past 30 days, the following Read More…

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David Marx Presented with Community Service Award for Public Safety Work

North End Public Safety Committee Chair, David Marx, was presented with a Community Service Award by Boston Police District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong at Tuesday’s Neighborhood Night Out event on the Prado/Paul Revere Mall. Captain Fong recognized Marx’s efforts to work with District A-1 to improve the neighborhood’s public safety and advocate on behalf of North End residents. David Read More…

Photos & Videos Schools

Eliot School Celebrates National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

  Eliot K-8 Innovation School’s fifth graders visited the District A-1 Boston Police station on Friday to say “thank you” on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  All students wore blue today in recognition of the hard work and effort law enforcement officers do every day. Photos courtesy of Boston Public Schools.

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Singing Send-off as District A-1 Says Thank You and Congratulations to Lieutenant Tom Lema [Video & Photos]

Video: Highlights of the reception included a song led by Dennis Fitzpatrick followed by Lt. Tom Lema himself. Neighborhood residents and Boston Police from District A-1 came out on Thursday night to congratulate Lieutenant Thomas Lema on his recent promotion. He is moving to BPD headquarters with the hackney unit after nearly 18 years as Read More…