BPD IN THE NEWS: Commissioner Evans Names Superintendent Colm Lydon to Oversee the BPD’s Bureau of Intelligence & Analysis

Today, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Commissioner William Evans announced the promotion of Colm Lydon, a 35-year veteran of the department, to the rank of Superintendent in charge of the BPD’s Bureau of Intelligence & Analysis which includes supervision of the Boston Regional Intelligence Center which collects, analyzes and shares crime-fighting data with law enforcement partners on the local, state and federal level. Said Commissioner Evans, “I couldn’t think of a better guy to take over the Bureau than Colm. I have nothing but the utmost respect and confidence in his ability to keep our city safe and, there is no question in my mind, he’s going to do a great job.”

Said the newly promoted Lydon, “I’m thankful and humbled by the opportunity to serve the department and the city in this new position. Public safety is our number one priority and I’m grateful to be part of the ongoing effort to keep the city of Boston, its residents and everyone coming into Boston safe.”

To read the full article as it appeared in the Globe, please click on the enclosed link:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/11/28/boston-police-commissioner-appoints-new-head-intelligence-unit-keep-boston-safe/mvG8BlrqicEXen0y8rpDVP/story.html