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BPD At Brookline Day 2017

The BPD had a great time at Brookline Day yesterday. It was hot but everyone seemed to enjoy the music, food, games, and many the...

Distraction Residential Burglaries Targeting Massachusetts Residents

Since the beginning of August, East Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Braintree, and Medway have had reports of individuals approaching residences claiming to be water department...

Police Blotter

Thursday, Sept. 7 Vehicle theft: At 2:26 p.m., police received a report of vehicle theft from Heb Chambers on Commonwealth Avenue. Leaf blower: At 2 p.m.,...

Police Blotter

Friday, Aug. 25 Stolen before midnight: An officer was dispatched to Euston Street for a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim stated he had...

Rash Of Car Break Ins: Brookline Police Warn Residents

Several unlocked cars were broken into this week in Brookline and police are advising residents to lock their car doors and make sure not...

Officers Face Termination In Hearing

Police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun’s disciplinary hearing for potential termination due to absence from their jobs at the Brookline Police Department occurred...

Food Truck Friday

Come join the Brookline MA Police Department (and fellow sponsors Brookline Recreation, Brookline's Office for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations and City on a...

Brookline Man Arraigned In Prostitution Sting

One Brookline man and eight others from outside the Boston area were arraigned on charges they sought sex for a fee from Boston Police...

Police Investigating Racist, Concerning Graffiti In Brookline

The Brookline Police Department is currently investigating spray-painted messages on the side of the gym at Brookline High School. The graffiti was first reported last...

US To End Policy That Let Legal Marijuana Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country,...

Brookline Police Officer Involved Crash In Coolidge Corner

Brookline police are using the word "lucky" to describe the outcome of a non fatal crash involving a police officer in his police SUV...

Brookline Police Department Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Officer Oscar Santos... Officer Oscar Santos joined the...

Officers’ Promotions At The BPD

The BPD is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its officers this week! Officer John Canney and Officer Robert Teahan were promoted to...
Gerald Alston

Judge Decides Former Brookline Firefighter Gerald Alston’s Lawsuit Can Move Forward

In the latest installment of former Brookline firefighter Gerald Alston’s case against Brookline, a federal magistrate judge has decided that Alston can move forward...

Police Blotter

All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a...

Nine New Officers Graduated From The Northern Essex Community College

Today nine new officers graduated from the Northern Essex Community College, Methuen Police, Municipal Police Academy. Chief Lipson, Deputy Gropman and Deputy Burke join new...

Brookline Police Investigating Pine Manor College Armed Home Invasion

Brookline police are investigating an armed home invasion that left one college student in the hospital, officials said. Brookline police officers responding to a disturbance...

Neighborhood Crime Alert

Please be aware that overnight Monday night into Tuesday morning this week, several cars in the Aspinwall Hill neighborhood (University Road/Rawson Road) were broken...

“Cryptocurrency Scheme”: Unregulated Digital Token Sales Lead To Charges

The Bay State’s top securities regulator has charged a Brookline man with selling millions of dollars in “Caviar tokens” through unregistered securities through a...

Rare Mountain Bike Stolen From Car In Brookline, Police Looking For...

Brookline Police are asking for the public's help in finding a rare mountain bike that was reported stolen yesterday from the roof of a...

Teen Arrested In Connection With 2016 Stabbing

A 19-year-old man walked into the Brookline Police Station August 11, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. and confessed to stabbing someone last year. On June 15,...
Prentice Pilot

The Latest Chapter In The Brookline PD Racism Saga: A $150K...

Several years into an ordeal that has challenged Brookline’s conceptions of itself as a bastion of liberal values, a black man who alleged discrimination in the town’s...

Brookline Police Department Has A Bike Unit Consisting Of 17 Officers

Did you know the Brookline Police Department has a Bike Unit which consists of 17 officers? These 17 officers come from various Divisions throughout the...

Retailers Look For Ways Around “Selling” Marijuana

Cannabis entrepreneurs are working to find a place in the Massachusetts market, sometimes treading on legally dubious ground. From a meet-up website that connects pot...
Sean Lynn-Jones

Budget Subcommittee Vote To Delay Land Bank Decision

The Long-Term Planning and Policies Subcommittee of Brookline voted almost unanimously to recommend its overarching Advisory Committee defer a land bank proposal until next...

Brookline Police Talk Man Off Ledge

A man was talked off the ledge of a roof on Babcock Street thanks to the quick actions of one Brookline police officer with...

Police Blotter

Suspicious activity: A caller reported that on Tuesday a man approached her 3-year-old daughter in the park near St. Paul Street and touched her...

Officers Tim & Danny Received Commendations

The Chief stopped by today's roll call. Over the next few days, he will be handing out commendations of excellent work. We hope to...

Police Blotter

Thursday, Nov. 9 ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston...