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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...

Say “Hi” To Brookline Police Department Officers At Brookline Day

We hope you will stop by and say hi to our officers at the Brookline Police Department table this Sunday at Brookline Day! We...
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...

New England Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory Opens For Business

Today, July 22, 2019, the Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
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 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...

Brookline Police, Homeland Security Arrest Man For Sex Trafficing

Brookline Police said the Department of Homeland Security brought in a man, who was then investigated and arrested for drug trafficking and gang affiliation...

Happy National Running Day

Happy National Running Day from the Brookline Police Department. The BPD has many avid runners, five of whom are pictured below having just finished the...
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...

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...
Peter Blanchard

Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By former Cincinnati Country...

According to WСРО Cincinnati, two former teachers at Cincinnati Country Day School — one now dead, one living outside of Ohio — have been accused of...

Recruitment Night: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) / Medical Reserve Corps...

If you or anyone you know – family, friends, neighbors, co-workers – are interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) or the...

3 Men Broke Into Tatte Bakery In Brookline

Police are searching for three men who broke into Tatte Bakery on Beacon Street overnight. The men were caught on the bakery's video surveillance, who...

Assault And Battery With A Stapler

- A Fairway Road resident called to report someone broke into their home overnight. The resident told police that three Apple laptops were missing...

Arrests In Brookline Car Break-Ins

Brookline Police say two suspects believed to be related to the recent rash of car break-ins have been arrested. One suspect was arrested by Boston...

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...

Heroin Drug Trafficking Bust In Brookline

Heroin Trafficking in Brookline? Police said two people were arrested yesterday on Boylston Street for possession of and intent to distribute heroin. Just after 1:00...

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,...

Help Identify A Vandal

The Brookline Police Department are looking to identify a young suspect who is believed to be responsible for spray painting tags. The young man in...

Brookline Fire Fighters Respond To Fire On Beacon Street Near Waxy’s

If you saw a number of fire trucks and a ladder near Waxy's on Beacon Street and wondered what was going on Friday evening,...

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...

BPD Officers Attend Child Seat Safety Technician Certification Training Program

The BPD is pleased to announce that four of its police officers are attending the Child Seat Safety Technician Certification Training this week. These officers...

Statewide Grand Jury Indicted “Supa Mario” For Sex Trafficking In Brookline

A Boston man has been indicted on charges of human trafficking, rape and witness intimidation in connection with supplying multiple women with drugs and...

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...

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...
Alexander Barron, 28

Alexander Barron, 28, Missing

Brookline police are turning to the public for help locating a missing man. Alexander Barron, 28, is described as being 5 feet, 10 inches tall,...

Fire Forces Evacuation Of Brookline Apartment Complex

A two-alarm fire forced the evacuation of an apartment complex at 55 Village Way late Saturday night. Residents, many dressed in pajamas and wrapped in...

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...

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...

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...

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...