Black & Blue pt. II – Town Hall Forum on Policing – Thursday April 16 – 5PM @ Dudley Library

[Via Voices of Liberation] RSVP Via Facebook Black & Blue pt. II Examining the Relationship between Communities of Color and the BPD Town Hall Forum on Policing Topics: – State Legislation – City Proposals – DOJ Investigation – Police Misconduct – Police Killing Of Civilians – CO-OP – Civilian Review Board – IAD Process – […]

Police ask community for patience

Officials promise full disclosure in DaVeiga shooting http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/04/13/police_investigating_killing_ask_residents_to_be_patient/ Flanked by ministers and priests, activists in the Cape Verdean community, and political leaders, Boston police officials called on residents yesterday to be patient with them as they investigate the death of Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga, who authorities say shot himself in the head. Dozens of city leaders […]

Threats of revenge put police on guard

A guard has been posted at gang unit headquarters since a fatal shooting. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) City police have been on high alert and taking unusual safety precautions since Saturday, when the death of a 19-year-old in a shootout with gang unit officers sparked threats of retaliation. Since Sunday, an armored truck from the department’s SWAT […]