Massachusetts Senate's Reform Bill Targets Police Tactics, RacismThe bill would create a process for certifying and de-certifying officers and impose new limits on the use of force.
Salem Police Captain Demoted After Tweet From Department Account Criticizing ProtestersA Salem police captain has been demoted two levels to sergeant after she tweeted from the department's official account criticizing protesters in Boston.
Baker 'Pleased' After 2.5% Of 17,617 Test Positive For Coronavirus At Sites For ProtestersMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the state is "obviously pleased" by coronavirus test results following statewide protests in recent weeks.
Keller @ Large: Corporate America Could Make Real Impact In Fight For Racial JusticeIn the weeks since the death of George Floyd, many companies have pledged to address racial inequality. But will it really happen?
Young People Empowered To Push For A Change Amidst A PandemicMany of the demonstrators behind the movement that has sparked nationwide protests are young people.
Baker Proposes Police Officer Certification System For Massachusetts; 'We Need One'Gov. Charlie Baker proposed new legislation on police reform Wednesday.
MBTA Bans Chokeholds For Transit PoliceThe MBTA has made reforms to transit policing in line with many of the reforms happening around Massachusetts.
MIT Catholic Chaplain Resigns Following George Floyd CommentsA Catholic chaplain at MIT has resigned over comments he made about the death of George Floyd.
Bristol Sheriff Hodgson Attends Signing For President Trump's Executive Order On PolicingTrump said the new policy would encourage better police practices.
14 Out Of 1,288 Test Positive At Roxbury Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Site After George Floyd ProtestsHealth officials said 14 out of 1,288 people tested positive for coronavirus at a Roxbury pop-up site that was set up following large demonstrations in Boston.
U.S. Attorney Lelling Says Calls To Defund Police Are 'Ridiculous'U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said he’s “alarmed” by a movement across the nation to defund police departments.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh Banning Police ChokeholdsMassachusetts lawmakers are working on legislation they say will respond to some of the concerns raised by those protesting George Floyd's killing, including banning the use of chokeholds by police.
Boston Police Commissioner Gross: Officers 'Wear Too Many Hats,' Duties Should Be SharedBoston's top cop supports "sharing responsibilities" as Mayor Marty Walsh calls for moving 20% of the police department's overtime budget to community programs.
Massachusetts Police Reform Bill Would Require Officers Be Certified, Ban ChokeholdsGov. Charlie Baker and House leaders are working on a police reform bill in Massachusetts that could require police officers to be certified and ban chokeholds.
Protesters March To 'Defund Police' In BostonBoston Mayor Marty Walsh was asked about calls to defund the city's police department.