Last week, at a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters, Detective Homer Moy was honored with a Commissioners Commendation and Distinguished Service Award upon his retirement after 35 years of distinctive service.
Detective Moy was appointed as a police officer in 1983 and promoted to the rank of detective in 1986. Detective Moy spent over 28 years investigating civil rights cases while assigned to the the Civil Rights Unit. During his tenure, Detective Moy built relationships with city, state and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as local victim advocacy groups which resulted in numerous successful court prosecutions of individuals charged with violent crimes against persons and property. Detective Moy led by example, consistently bringing his passion and commitment to enforcing civil rights laws.
Detective Homer Moy concludes his distinguished career as having investigated and prosecuted more civil rights cases than anyone before him in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.