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Got Kids?

If the answer is “yes” or even “I’m thinking about it,” then you will want to read up about these three female officers who...

Brookline Police Department 2018 Mid-Year Review

The Brookline Police Department is pleased to release its 2018 Mid-Year Report, which covers crime in the first six months of the year, race/gender...

Taxi Driver Accused Of Dragging Another Driver In Brookline In Fight...

A taxi driver is facing charges Friday morning after allegedly dragging another taxi driver with his car. The two drivers reportedly got into a dispute...
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

The following is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19...

BPD’s New Chief Of Police Andrew Lipson

We are pleased to announce and introduce our new Chief of Police Andrew Lipson, who was promoted last night from Deputy Superintendent to Chief...

Supa Mario Held On High Bail In Sex-Trafficking Case

A 31-year-old Boston man known as "Supa Mario" was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail in Middlesex Superior Court in a statewide indictment in...

Officials Put Out Fire At Apartment Building In Brookline

Officials put out a fire at an apartment building in Brookline. Brookline Police and Fire crews responded to the fire on Aspinwall Avenue. Officials believe the...

BPD’s Back To School Supplies Drive

The BPD would like to thank the Brookline community for its generosity during our Back to School Supplies Drive. In addition to deliveries made families...
Ebrahim Jallow, 24

Pine Manor College Student Charged With Having Gun In Dorm Room

A student at Pine Manor College has been charged with having a gun in his dorm room. Ebrahim Jallow, 24, of Hartford, Connecticut, pleaded not...

Gun Goes Off In Brookline, Bullet Into Home

Someone accidentally shot a gun in Brookline and the bullet went into someone's home, according to police. No one was reportedly injured. At 4:03 p.m....
Bruce Seals

Brookline Man Accused Of Masturbating While Peering Into Women’s Apartment

A Brookline man is accused of touching himself outside a Brighton apartment and scaring the two women who live there. One of the woman reported seeing...

Police Blotter

Graffiti: At 10:20 p.m. Brookline Police received a report of graffiti on a poster on a South Street lamppost that read “Heil Hitler.” Gobble gobble:...

Brookline Select Board Appoints Superintendent Mark Morgan As Acting Chief Of...

For the first time in 23 years Brookline will soon have a new police chief. On Jan. 20 Superintendent Mark Morgan stepped into a...

Police Blotter

Locker theft: An officer responded to a gym on Beacon Street for a report of a stolen wallet. A man said he entered the...

Police Blotter

Fight: A caller reported two men fighting at the Brookline Village train stop. The caller said one of the men had a hammer. Intoxication: Someone...

3 Car Crash In Coolidge Corner Sends A Person To Hospital

Three cars crashed on Harvard Street between Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, sending one person to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Watch...

Welding Torch Explodes, Causes Fire At Brookline High School & $150K...

The United Arts building at Brookline High School was evacuated late Wednesday morning after a welding accident caused a fire. Brookline firefighters responded to the...

Jamaica Plain Man Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash On VFW Parkway In...

A 35-year-old Jamaica Plain man died Monday when the motorcycle he was operating collided with a car on VFW Parkway in Brookline, State Police...

Assessment For Re-Accreditation

Chief Daniel C. O’Leary is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on...

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...

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...

Brookline Police Arrest Two in International ATM Scam

Two men have been arrested in connection to international ATM theft. Brookline police were dispatched to a bank on Harvard Street on Tuesday night...

Johnson & Johnson Talc Trial To Begin In New Brunswick

Nearly a year and a half ago, Stephen Lanzo III, 46, of Verona, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly cancer of the lung linings,...

DNA Links Man To 2013 Brookline Break Ins

Brookline police recently connected evidence with a man who previously served time for breaking into St. Mary's Church and stole the church car to...

Police Blotter

Unwanted person: A caller reported an unwanted white man at a building on Beacon Street at 7:10 a.m. The man was missing teeth, had...
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 Resident’s Bulldogs 5K Supports Former Addicts And Wellness

A Brookline man is working – step by step - to help former substance abusers run a new course with the Boston Bulldogs Running...

Man Wanted By The FBI Hits Brookline Officer Over Head With...

Brookline Police arrested a Cambridge man wanted for threatening an FBI officer. In the process, he hit them over the head with a Snapple...

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...

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...