Tag Archive: Boston Police Killings

Apr 07

Black & Blue pt. II – Town Hall Forum on Policing – Thursday April 16 – 5PM @ Dudley Library

RSVP Via Facebook Black & Blue pt. II Examining the Relationship between Communities of Color and the BPD Town Hall Forum on Policing Topics: – State Legislation – City Proposals – DOJ Investigation – Police Misconduct – Police Killing Of Civilians – CO-OP – Civilian Review Board – IAD Process – Police Decertification Info Session …

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Jan 15

Justice for Mark Fernandes McMullen

A message from Karen McMullen, the sister of Mark McMullen who was shot and killed by the BPD last September regarding the recent award given to BPD Officer Chris Carr for his actions in the out of district chase and subsequent shooting of Mark: Thank you all for supporting us as we try to get …

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Jan 09

Shame on the BPD! Awards for Officers Involved In Controversial Cases of Police Brutality Spark Outrage

The Boston Police Dept., with its characterless disregard for the people and communities of color they are supposed to serve, have decided to award three officers involved in controversial, racially charged, high profile cases of police brutality, as part of this years annual performance awards. In recognizing officers Brian R. Dunford, Michael T. McManus, and Christopher …

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Sep 27

Thursday rally at State House for inquest into death of Mark Fernandes McMullen killed by BPD

Thursday rally at State House for inquest into death of Mark Fernandes McMullen Commemorating first anniversary of police shooting, advocates will repeat call for independent investigation. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 26, 2012 CONTACT: Christopher Ott, Communications Director, 617-482-3170 x322, cott@aclum.org King Downing, kingnetic@yahoo.com, 212-534-1081 BOSTON — On Thursday, Sept. 27, the family of police shooting victim Mark Fernandes …

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Apr 10

Threats of revenge put police on guard

A guard has been posted at gang unit headquarters since a fatal shooting.  (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) City police have been on high alert and taking unusual safety precautions since Saturday, when the death of a 19-year-old in a shootout with gang unit officers sparked threats of retaliation. Since Sunday, an armored truck from the department’s …

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Apr 09

Community Meeting w/ Police re: shooting of Manuel "Junior" Daveiga – Age 19

Time: April 11, 2010 from 12:30pm to 2pmLocation: “St. Peter’s Teen Center”Organized By: Community Event Description:Sunday at 12:30, there will be a community meeting with the Police at Saint Peter’s Teen Center on the issue of the death of Manuel “Junior” Da Veiga. The location is on Bowdoin Street, Dorchester, MA See more details and …

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Apr 08

DA: Teen in gunfight killed self

Cornered and seriously wounded by a barrage of police bullets, 19-year-old Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga pressed his .45-caliber handgun to his head Saturday, taking his own life on the same dead-end Dorchester block where moments earlier he had been mourning a murdered friend, authorities said. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley declared yesterday DaVeiga killed himself – …

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Apr 08

Teen in police clash shot self, DA says

The 19-year-old who was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with police in Dorchester Saturday night put his own gun to his head and fired, the Suffolk district attorney said yesterday, a determination police officials hope will settle anxiety among the area’s Cape Verdean community over the use of deadly force. District Attorney …

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Apr 08

Teen had run-in prior to fatal shot

Clashed with officers 3 days before, police say Three days before his deadly encounter with police, Manny “Junior’’ DaVeiga had a violent run-in with officers in the same neighborhood, at the same intersection where he would die in the midst of a chaotic gunfight, according to a police report. Last Wednesday afternoon, DaVeiga, 19, was …

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Apr 05

‘Tense’ situation on streets

Probe focuses on death of teen after shootout with cops Police are scrambling to quell rising gang tensions following the death of a 19-year-old who authorities say ran from gang unit cops and then opened fire on them in Dorchester Saturday night before being fatally wounded. “Patrols have been stepped up in the area for …

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Apr 05

Man, 19, killed in shoot-out with police

Devastated by the recent death of a close friend, Manuel “Junior’’ DaVeiga went to pay condolences to the family Saturday night and then visited a makeshift memorial to him on Navillus Terrace in Dorchester, friends said. Moments after he arrived at the memorial, DaVeiga was engaged in a shoot-out with police. He died of gunshot …

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Apr 04

Source: Man shot dead in Dot shootout

A man was shot by police last night after first allegedly firing at the officers in Dorchester, police and sources said. Police said the shooting happened at 9:46 p.m. on Navillus Terrace, which is near the intersection of Bowdoin and Winter streets. A police source said the man who was shot by police was killed …

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Apr 04

Boston police shoot, kill alleged armed suspect

BOSTON — Boston police said officers shot and killed an armed suspect Saturday night in Dorchester. Police called the incident “an officer-involved shooting.” The incident occurred in the area of Navillus Terrace in Dorchester. Sources tell 7News that the officers involved were members of the Youth Violence Strike Force. Police said they were investigating the …

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Apr 04

Armed teen shot to death

A teenager was shot to death in Dorchester last night after exchanging gunfire with police who were investigating gang activity. Members of the Youth Violence Strike Force were near 11 Navillus Terrace investigating a recent spate of gun violence in the area, said Boston Police Superintendent Daniel Linskey. Several people have been shot and injured …

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