Robert P. Harrington Appointed to Superintendent

harrington_goslin_1.jpgSuperintendent-in-Chief, Albert E. Goslin is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert P. Harrington to Superintendent, Chief of the Bureau of Internal Investigations. Today at a swearing in ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters, Chief Goslin administered the Oath of Office to now Superintendent Harrington surrounded by family, friends and fellow officers. “Robert Harrington is a seasoned professional and brings a wealth of investigative experience to his position,” Chief Goslin said. “He has a proven track record as a leader and I am confident that as Superintendent, he will be a tremendous asset to the Boston Police Department and specifically Internal Investigations.” Harrington, age 52, has accomplished a distinguished 23-year career within the department. Since 1995, he has been assigned to the Homicide Unit and while in that assignment was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2005, earning a detective rating early 2006. In 1992, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Area E and later to the Bureau of Internal Investigations, where he earned a detective rating later that same year. Harrington began his law enforcement career in 1983 as a police officer serving in Areas C and D. In 1988, after five years of service, he was rated detective and assigned to Area D. As Superintendent of the Bureau of Internal Investigations, Harrington will supervise the professional standards and integrity of the Department, which includes overseeing the divisions of Anti-Corruption, Internal Affairs, Auditing and Review and Recruit Investigations.