BPD in the Community: Officer Jeffrey Lopes Receives SPARK Boston Impact Award

On Thursday, June 21, 2018, Officer Jeffrey Lopes was nominated for his work in creating "We Belong," an organization dedicated to empowering at risk youth with education to strengthen their neighborhoods and promote their communities' interests.

This year’s award category, Community Building & Neighborhood Improvement, reflects the diversity of styles and methods on how millennial residents embody the role of leader and changemaker. A selection committee comprised of SPARK Boston Council members reviewed over 125 nominations in order to select the finalists.

Officer Jeffrey Lopes is one of those officers whose dedication to community policing is changing the lives for our youth! Great job, Officer Lopes!