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Click It Or Ticket: Brookline Police Join State Campaign

If you do not make a habit of wearing your seat-belt, which is the law, Brookline Police could pull you over this month. It...

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...

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

Tuesday, March 6 Graffiti on Marion Street: At 3:41 p.m. a caller reported graffiti on a Marion Street building. Difficult customer at Dunkin Donuts: At 4:09 p.m. a...

Brookline Select Board Unanimously Terminates Ashley Gonzalez From Police Chief Position

The Select Board has today unanimously voted to terminate the employment of Ashley Gonzalez from the position of Chief of Police following a disciplinary...

Stolen Amazon Packages Returned, Just In Time For The Holidays

Dozens of stolen Amazon packages, stolen before they even got to doorsteps and entryways will return to their owners today before the holiday weekend,...

Larcenies, Car Theft Up, Most Other Crime Down: Brookline Police

There has not been a murder in Brookline for a decade and most crime in town is down compared to previous years, but larcenies...

Robbers Hold Gun To Man’s Head In Brookline Home, Steal His...

Police responded to a report of armed robbery from a Milton Road home around 2:11 a.m. on July 26, 2017. According to the police...

Police Blotter

Crude vandalism: A caller on Gerry Road reported vandalism to a car at 6:01 p.m. that had genitalia carved into it. An egging: At 6:01...

Brookline Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In Car After Crash On Black...

Brookline firefighters rescued a woman who became trapped in her car after sliding on black ice and crashing into a large boulder Wednesday morning,...

Select Board Committee On Policing Reforms Remote Meeting

Please register and find the Information to join as an attendee of the October 07, 2020 meeting via confirmation e-mail here. To join by phone:...

Help Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Police in Brookline are asking for the public’s help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. Authorities say the woman is wanted in connection with a...

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...

Fired Brookline Firefighter Will Get His Job Back

Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins has upheld an order for the Town of Brookline to reinstate firefighter Gerald Alston, after a Civil Service Commission...

Pedestrian Struck By Car In Brookline Was On Her Cellphone

This evening a pedestrian was sent to the hospital with minor injuries after a car hit them as they crossed the road at Longwood...

Police Blotter

Breaking and entering: Someone reported a woman who had attempted to break into a side screen door of a home. The woman was described...

Brookline Town Administrator Promotes Three Brookline Police Officers

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Acting Police Chief Richard Allen are pleased to share that three members of the Brookline Police Department have been...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

Car Crashes Into Anna’s Taqueria In Brookline

Anna's Taqueria opened for business as usual after a car crashed into the restaurant just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in JFK Crossing. "We...

Marathon Security Gets Test Run

With situations playing out in real-time, nearly 250 public safety officials trained inside the state’s underground bunker Tuesday morning to prepare for next week’s...

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...

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...

Officer McCabe Gives Two Lucky Students A Ride To School

Officer McCabe gave two lucky Park School students a ride to school today in her cruiser after they won the ride at a school...
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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 Pays $180K To Settle Former Police Officer’s Racial Discrimination Complaint

Brookline has reached an $180,000 settlement with a former police officer who filed a racial discrimination complaint. The town will pay the former officer, Estifanos...

Statement Of Brookline School Superintendent Linus Guillory

Superintendent of Schools Linus Guillory wishes to provide the following statement on behalf of the Public Schools of Brookline: “The Public Schools of Brookline have...

Realtor Judy Moses Was Killed In A Medford Pedestrian Crash

Judy Moses was realtor since 1986, who took pride in mentoring others, especially women, as a past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors...

The ENTIRE George Floyd Bodycam Footage

What exactly was sold to us, and why did we buy it? https://youtu.be/N4jEUKiKvHY https://youtu.be/XkEGGLu_fNU

Are You From This Country?

Earlier this week on Monday, August 05, 2019, Mohamed Hassan was quietly walking his dog, by the name of Diva, along the edge of...

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...

Brookline Man Arrested After Stabbing At Allston Gas Station

A 39-year-old Brookline man was arrested early yesterday morning, accused of stabbing a man in a fight in a gas station parking lot in...