Political scientist James Q. Wilson, whose “broken windows” theory on crime-fighting helped trigger a nationwide move toward community policing, died Friday at a Boston hospital.
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Should we consider the use of flogging as punishment?
Crime in Lowell is down significantly according to a new report compiled by the Lowell Police Department.
An increase in robberies has led to a warning for college students living in Boston.
The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that the odor of burnt marijuana is not enough for police to suspect criminal activity and order a person to get out of a car.
Two justices for the highest court in Massachusetts have asked state lawmakers to change a tough wiretap law to enable police to investigate and prosecute the hundreds of shootings and killings committed by street gangs. Supreme Judicial Court Justices Ralph Gants and Judith Cowin made the call Friday in an opinion supporting a ruling barring secretly-recorded evidence from being used against a man who admitted to a 2007 drive-by killing in Brockton.
Crime in Boston is down in recent months and Mother Nature may be the reason.
The four candidates for Massachusetts governor are proposing different strategies to help stem gun violence and street crime.
Police think a career criminal may be responsible for a series of recent break-ins in several towns.