Recent Promotions: BPD Officer Promoted to Sergeant and One Officer Rated as Detective

Congratulations to Michael P. McHugh who was recently promoted to Sergeant, and Miguelangelo R. Pires, who was recently promoted to the rank of Detective. Earlier today, Friday, June 7, 2019, a ceremony was held at Boston Police Headquarters where Commissioner William Gross presented the officers with their new gold badges.  We wish them the best of luck in their new positions.

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Promotes Seven New Sergeants and Four New Detectives

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Agnaldo Monteiro and Victor Evans on their promotion from the rank of Detective to Sergeant, Christopher Broderick, Jeffrey King, Nicole McMullin, Charles Moore, and Jacqueline Sellon on their promotion from the rank of Patrolman to Sergeant as well as Leah Bagas, Kevin Cook, Brian Delahanty, and Michael Shikoluk on receiving their rating of Detective. During a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters earlier today, Thursday, May 9, 2019, Commissioner Gross congratulated and presented the promotees with their new badges. The men and women of the BPD would like to wish Sergeants Monteiro, Evans, Broderick, King, McMullin, Moore, and Sellon along with Detectives Bagas, Cook, Delahanty, and Shikoluk nothing but the best of safety and success in their new roles within the Boston Police Department.

 

Recent Promotions: Seven BPD Sergeants Receive Their Sergeant Detective Rating

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Recent Promotions: Yesterday, on Thursday April 11, 2019, Commissioner Gross promoted seven BPD Sergeants to the rank and rating of Sergeant Detective at a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters.

Promoted to the rank of Sergeant Detective:

  • Sergeant Edward Meade

  • Sergeant Susan Edghill Yard

  • Sergeant Manuel Blas

  • Sergeant John Fitzgerald,

  • Sergeant Andrew Johnson

  • Sergeant Daniel Pusey

  • Sergeant Jose Teixeira

Congratulations to all the new Sergeant Detectives upon receiving their well-deserved promotions. We wish them all the very best as they continue their careers with the department.

 

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Promotes One New Captain and Two New Lieutenants 

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Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Leighton Facey on his promotion from the rank of Lieutenant Detective to Captain, as well as, Mary Ann O’Neill and Sean Smith on their respective promotions from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant. During a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters earlier today, Friday, April 5, 2019, Commissioner Gross congratulated and presented the promotees with their new badges. The men and women of the BPD would like to wish Captain Facey, Lieutenant O’Neill and Lieutenant Smith nothing but the best of safety and success in their new leadership roles within the Boston Police Department.

 

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Appoints New Superintendent to the Boston Police Command Staff

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Captain Detective James G. Hasson on his recent promotion to the rank of Superintendent. At a recent ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters, Commissioner Gross presented Superintendent Hasson with his new badge. The men and women of the BPD would like to wish Superintendent Hasson the best of luck as he moves forward into his new position as a member of the Boston Police Command Staff.

 

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Announces Promotions Across the BPD

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Recent Promotions: The Boston Police Department is proud to announce nine new promotions. During a ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters on Friday, February 8, 2019, Commissioner Gross and Chief Long presented new badges to the following promotees:

  • Captain James Fitzpatrick

  • Captain Kevin McGoldrick

  •  Sergeant Michael Aziz

  • Sergeant Brendan Kelly

  • Sergeant Michael McDougall

  • Detective Matthew Becker

  • Detective Kevin Finn

  • Detective Kerim Hadzi

  • Detective Seth Housman 

The men and women of the BPD would like to wish all of the newly promoted the best of luck as they move forward into their new positions across the Boston Police Department!

 

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Appoints New Deputy Superintendent to the Boston Police Command Staff

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Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Lieutenant Detective Paul Mahoney on his recent promotion to the rank of Deputy Superintendent. At a recent ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters, Commissioner Gross presented Deputy Superintendent Mahoney with his new badge. The men and women of the BPD would like to wish Deputy Superintendent Mahoney the best of luck as he moves forward into his new position as a member of the Boston Police Command Staff.

 

Congratulations to Recently Promoted Sergeant Detective and Three Newly Ranked Detectives

Congratulations to the following Boston Police Officers who were recently promoted to Detective at a ceremony on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Boston Police Headquarters: Commissioner Gross bestowed the gold detectives’ badge to these deserving officers. 

Sergeant Detective James Moore, Detective Gary Barker, Jr., Detective Emanuel Canuto, and Detective Emily English. 

We wish you the best of luck in your new positions!

Recent Promotions: Two Members of the BPD Receive Promotions During Ceremony at BPD Headquarters 

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PROMOTIONS: The men and women of the BPD would like to congratulate John Conroy on his promotion from Sergeant Detective to Lieutenant and Robert Ridge on his rating of Sergeant Detective. On Friday, January 4, 2019 Commissioner Gross and Chief Long presented the men with their new badges during a ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters. We wish them the best of luck in their new chapters with the BPD. 

 

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Newly Promoted Sergeant Paul Delaney

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Recent Promotions: The men and women of the #BPD would like to congratulate and wish the best of safety and success to Paul Delaney, a 30-year veteran, who was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant and pinned by his wife during the ceremony which took place at BPD Headquarters. In his new assignment, Sgt. Delaney will be protecting and serving those who live and work on District A-1 (Downtown).

Recent Promotions: Two Members of the BPD Receive Promotions During Ceremony at BPD Headquarters 

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PROMOTIONS: The men and women of the BPD would like to congratulate Thomas Teahan on his promotion from Sergeant Detective to Lieutenant and John Dineen on his rating of Sergeant Detective. On Friday, November 16, 2018, Commissioner Gross presented the men with their new badges during a ceremony at Boston Police Headquarters. We wish them the best of luck in their new chapters with the BPD.

 

Recent Promotions: Four Members of the Boston Police Department Rated Sergeant Detective and Detective in Ceremony at BPD Headquarters

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PROMOTIONS: The men and women of the BPD would like to congratulate Michael Brown, Joey Tse, and Michael R. Mylett for their recent rating of Sergeant Detective and Jimmy Giraldo on his rating of Detective. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Chief Long presented the men with their new badges. We wish them the best of luck in their new chapters with the BPD.

 

Recent Promotions: Two Sergeants Promoted to the Rank of Lieutenant

PROMOTIONS: The men and women of the BPD would like to congratulate Lieutenants Daryle Dwan and Alan Perkins for their recent promotions from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant. On Friday, October 5, 2018, Chief Long presented both with their new badges and informed them of their new assignments, Lieutenant Dwan will be serving District B-3 (Mattapan) and Lieutenant Perkins, District E-13 (Jamaica Plain). We wish both Lt. Dwan and Lt. Perkins the best of luck in their new chapters with the BPD.

Recent Promotions: Commissioner Gross Appoints Three New Deputy Superintendents to the Boston Police Command Staff

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Sergeant Detective James K. Chin, Sergeant Detective Felipe I. Colon and Sergeant Detective Richard J. Dahill for their recent promotion to the rank of Deputy Superintendent. The men and women of the BPD would like to wish them all the best of luck as they move forward into their new positions as members of the Boston Police Command Staff.

 

Commissioner Gross Appoints Four New Members to the BPD Command Staff

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross welcomed four new members to his Command Staff. Commissioner Gross promoted Sergeant Detective Michael Stratton, a 30-year veteran previously assigned to the Homicide Unit, to the rank of Deputy Superintendent in the Office of the Police Commissioner. Lieutenant Kevin McGoldrick, 29 years of service, previously assigned to Special Operations Group, was promoted to Deputy Superintendent of the Bureau of Field Services. Sergeant Detective Kenneth Gaines, 23 years of service, previously assigned to the District B-3 Drug Control Unit, was promoted to Deputy Superintendent of the Field Support Division. Sergeant Detective Sharon Dottin, 21 years of service, previously assigned to the Internal Affairs Division, was promoted to Deputy Superintendent of the Family Justice Group. Said Commissioner Gross, “I am more than excited to welcome these new members to the Command Staff of the Boston Police Department. Each of these officers have the experience and dedication it takes to dutifully serve the City of Boston to the fullest and I look forward to watching them thrive in their new positions.”

 

Recent Promotions: Congratulations to Lieutenant Stephanie Curtis

The women and men of the Boston Police Department would like to congratulate Lt. Stephanie Curtis on her recent promotion from the rank of Sergeant to Lieutenant during a ceremony held at Boston Police Headquarters on Friday August 31, 2018. Commissioner Gross was all smiles as he presented Lt. Curtis with her new shield while informing her of her new assignment at District D-4 in the South End. We wish Lt. Curtis all the best as she begins a new chapter in her career with the department.

 

Commissioner William G. Gross Announces Boston Police Command Staff Promotions

Today, Friday, August 10, 2018, Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross is proud to announce the promotion of four experienced and tested leaders in the Boston Police Department. They have distinguished themselves over the course of their careers through hard work, dedication and commitment to the community. 

 

Superintendent Gregory Long is being promoted as the new Superintendent-in-Chief. Superintendent-in-Chief Long is a twenty-two-year veteran of the department and for the past three years has headed up the Bureau of Investigative Services.  Prior to his current assignment, Superintendent-in-Chief Long served as the Commander of the Special Investigations and Homicide Units, where, as the Lieutenant Detective he oversaw all homicide and major investigations in the city. 

In addition to his assignments in the Homicide and Special Investigations, Superintendent-in-Chief Long has worked in District 3, Mattapan, as a patrol and plainclothes officer. He was assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force for several years working closely with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies participating in gang investigations.  As a Sergeant, he served as a Patrol Supervisor in District 3, and as a Lieutenant, was Duty Supervisor in District 18, Hyde Park, and Commander of the Youth Violence Strike Force before moving to Homicide in 2009.

While working in his capacity of Superintendent of Investigative Services, Long was promoted to both Captain in 2016 And Captain Detective in 2018.  Superintendent-in-Chief Long has received several commendations over his twenty-two-year career. Born and raised in Dorchester, Long is a graduate of Boston Latin School and holds a Juris Doctorate from New England School of Law.

 

Deputy Superintendent Dennis White is being promoted to the rank of Superintendent, and will be Commissioner Gross’ Chief of Staff.  Superintendent White is a seasoned veteran of the Boston Police Department, having served the community for twenty-nine years. Prior to his promotion to Superintendent he was a Deputy Superintendent in the Office of the Superintendent-in-Chief and in the Bureau of Field Services Night Command.

Superintendent White has broad supervisory experience in the neighborhoods in both investigation and patrol. Before Superintendent White joined the Command Staff in 2014 he was a Lieutenant and Duty Supervisor in District 2, Roxbury, District 3 and District 13, Jamaica Plain.  He has also been a Sergeant Detective in District 4, South End and Internal Affairs; a Sergeant Patrol Supervisor in District 2 and Patrolman in District 6, South Boston. 

Before joining the Boston Police Department Superintendent White was a Boston Firefighter for five and a half years.  Sharing a commitment to public safety, Superintendent White’s wife is also a sworn member of the Boston Police Department.

Superintendent White is a respected street cop who has spent his career policing the neighborhoods where he grew up – Roxbury and Dorchester. He is a graduate of the Jeremiah E. Burke High School and has received various awards and commendations throughout his career. Superintendent White has an Associate’s Degree from Quincy College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Newbury College.

 

Deputy Superintendent Michael Cox is being promoted to the rank of Superintendent. Superintendent Cox will be the Bureau Chief in charge of the Bureau of Professional Development at the Boston Police Academy.

Superintendent Cox is a twenty-nine-year veteran of the BPD and has served the past thirteen years on the Command Staff as a Deputy Superintendent in diverse functions over that time. Superintendent Cox most recently was the commander of the Operations Division, primarily responsible for the 9-1-1 Emergency Response Services for the City of Boston.  Prior to his current assignment, Superintendent Cox was the head of Internal Affairs and Assistant Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Professional Standards, Zone Commander for Area E, overseeing police services to the Hyde Park, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury communities, and served as the Commander of the Forensic Division and Assistant Bureau Chief of the Bureau of Investigative Services.

Before Superintendent Cox’s Command staff assignment, he worked as a Sergeant Detective in the Intelligence Unit, where he performed Dignitary Protection duties, served as the liaison to the U.S. Secret Service, and was the supervisor assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force.  At this rank he was also assigned to Internal Affairs, Recruit Investigations and the Audit and Review Units. As a Police Officer, Superintendent Cox worked in District 3 until joining the Citywide Anti-Gang Violence Unit until his promotion to Sergeant in 1995.

Superintendent Cox is a Medal of Honor recipient and has also received numerous other Commissioner Commendations and awards. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Police Executive Research Forum and holds degrees from Providence College in Business Management, Curry College where he obtained a Master’s in Criminal Justice and Boston University’s Questrom School of Business where he obtained an MBA.

 

Lieutenant Paul Donovan is being promoted to the Command Staff as the new Superintendent, Bureau of Investigative Services. Superintendent Donovan is a thirty-two-year veteran of the department and for the past two years has held the rank of Lieutenant assigned to District 4 and then as Commander of the Civil Rights Unit.  

Superintendent Donovan followed his father’s footsteps in law enforcement with the Boston Police Department. His father, Deputy Superintendent Peter Donovan served the Boston Police Department from 1946 until his death in 1984. His maternal grandfather James Carney was also a Boston Police Officer and retired out of A1 North End in 1966.

Superintendent Donovan started his career with the police department in 1983 as a Boston Police Cadet.  Upon completing the academy in 1986, he worked as a patrol officer in District 4. Donovan was quickly promoted to the rank of Sergeant and worked as a Patrol Supervisor in District 11 and Operations. 

In 1993, Donovan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant Detective and supervised investigations in the Internal Affairs Division. In 1995 Donovan supervised investigations in District 11.  Through the course of his career Donovan later supervised investigations in the Major Case Unit, District 14, Allston Brighton, District 6, District 1, Downtown and the Homicide Unit.

Superintendent Donovan has received numerous commendations over his thirty-two-year career.  Born and raised in Dorchester, Donovan is a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Curry College. 

 

PROMOTIONS: Congratulations to recently promoted Lieutenant Charles Daly and Detective Paulo Pereira

PROMOTIONS: Congratulations to recently promoted Lieutenant Charles Daly and Detective Paulo Pereira, who both received their new badges earlier today during a ceremony at BPD Headquarters. We wish both of them the best of safety and success in their new positions as they continue to work hard to protect and serve our city. Pictured in the above photo: Superintendent Greg Long, Lieutenant Daly, Detective Pereira, and Commissioner William Evans.

Recent Promotions: BPD Promotes Five New Detectives

Congratulations to the following Boston Police Officers who were recently promoted to Detective at a ceremony on Friday, June 8, 2018, at Boston Police Headquarters: Commissioner Evans bestowed the gold detectives badge to these deserving young officers. 

Detective Amy Boudreau, Detective John Burrows, Detective Ethan Cole, Detective Matthew Fogarty, and Detective William Haley.

We wish you the best of luck in your new positions!