BPD IN THE NEWS: Boston Globe Highlights City's Lowest Crime Rate in Ten Years

IN THE NEWS: Thanks to the Boston Globe for today’s story shining a spotlight on the BPD’s ongoing efforts to make Boston one of the safest large cities in America. In the past year, major crime in Boston dropped by 9 percent bringing the number of major crimes in Boston to its lowest point in a decade. Said Commissioner Evans: “We’re doing our best to make these gains by keeping kids out of the system and giving them jobs and opportunities. We can’t lock kids up to achieve what we’re doing.”

To read the full article as it appears in the Globe – please click on the enclosed link:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/01/15/major-crime-drops-boston/TrO5ZAhmOD3bFDqdBX8vwN/story.html