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Advisory: BPD Continues to Monitor Incident in New York City

Boston, MA: The Boston Police Department sends our sympathies and prayers to all those impacted by the senseless attack today in New York City.  We commend the work of the NYPD officer who bravely confronted the suspect and stopped further harm. The Boston Police Department remains in close contact with…
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Massachusetts State Police Homeland Security Division continues to coordinate with the Boston FBI

The Massachusetts State Police Homeland Security Division continues to coordinate with the Boston FBI office to monitor developments in the investigation into this afternoon’s terrorist attack in New York City. At this point in the investigation, intelligence has not indicated any connection to Massachusetts from today’s attack. Also, at this…
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Massachusetts Man Convicted of Supporting ISIS and Conspiring to Murder U.S. Citizens

Boston, MA: US DOJ - David Daoud Wright, aka Dawud Sharif Abdul Khaliq, aka Dawud Sharif Abdul Khaliq, 28, of Everett, Massachusetts, was convicted of conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization; conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism…
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“Boston was understandably looking for a hero to heal their heartbreak, and the media needed a headline. I needed to rest and recover, and before I knew it, I was being wheeled into crowds, waving flags and touting Boston Strong. I wasn’t strong then. Not even close”

by Jeff Bauman. TIME - Last night, I walked into my house Boston Bombing Survivor: How Jake Gyllenhaal and Stronger Helped Jeff Bauman Recover Bauman is a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing; his memoir Stronger is now a major motion picture starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Share More: 
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Mass Deployment of 10-Person Emergency Management Team to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Response and Recovery

BOSTON, MA: The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Puerto Rico has accepted an offer from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to mobilize a team of 69 law enforcement officers from across Massachusetts to assist with security duties in Puerto Rico. The request for assistance from Puerto Rico came through…
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Chelsea Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Convicted for Executing September 2016 Bombing in New York City

New York City, NY: A jury returned a guilty verdict today against Ahmad Khan Rahimi, aka, “Ahmad Rahami,” 29, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, in Manhattan federal court on all eight counts of the Indictment, which charged him with offenses related to his execution and attempted execution of bombings in New…
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“Taste​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Caribbean” fundraising for Hurricane Maria Survivors

Boston, MA: In collaboration with the city of Boston, the Boston Police Department and the Latino Law Enforcement Group of Boston (LLEGO Boston), are hosting several fundraisers that culminate on Sunday, October​ ​22,​ ​2017​ ​at​ ​500​ ​Morton​ ​Street​ ​in​ ​Dorchester​. LLEGO will host a “Taste​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Caribbean”​ lunch and dinner event on…
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ATLANTIC STRONG – Puerto Rico – FEMA Delivers Supplies to Hurricane Maria Survivors

ATLANTIC STRONG -Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Omar Alba, rescue swimmer, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shevas Aboubakri, flight mechanic, deliver food and water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to survivors of Hurricane Maria near San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, Oct. 13, 2017, from a Coast Guard…
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