The recent hate crimes in Belmont, Winthrop, and Brighton, so close to home and so near the fourth of July, have me thinking about the meaning of our national holidays.
Police reform took a big step forward last week when Attorney General Healey and Governor Baker came together to appoint the members of the new Police Office Standards and Training Commission
An examination of federal and state case law, as well as Massachusetts statutes and regulations, governing abortion.
A new, entirely independent state agency with significant authority and powers of oversight over law enforcement officers and agencies in the Commonwealth.
The Police Reform Bill makes significant changes to the relationship of police and schools.
Shortly, the Governor will decide whether to approve a major policing reform package. If he approves it, it will make a real difference in policing in Massachusetts.