We have heard from a number of people about several of the concerns that were raised in the opinion piece. Therefore, in our commitment to provide the community with accurate and updated information on department-related issues, we felt it was necessary to provide these clarifications.
Here are quotes directly from the opinion editorial followed by the correct information.
Quote: There is not one African- American commanding any of Boston's 13 precincts.Clarification: It is assumed that by 'precincts' the author is referring to our police districts. 'Precincts' is a term used by New York City, however it is not commonly used in Boston.
(as seen on BPDNews)