Tom Nolan

Tom Nolan was a city of Boston, Massachusetts police officer for 27 years.  During Tom’s career at the BPD, he worked uniformed patrol for 10 years, including a stint in the department’s elite Mobile Operations Patrol (motorcycle/SWAT) unit.  In 1988 Tom was promoted to sergeant, sergeant-detective in 1990, and lieutenant in 1995.  As a sergeant and sergeant-detective, Nolan worked in the Anti-Gang Violence Unit (now Youth Violence Strike Force) and the Anti-Corruption Division of the Bureau of Internal Investigations—he spent his last 10 years as a uniformed lieutenant and shift commander in the patrol division.

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United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Diaz Ortiz v. Barr, May 15, 2020. On Boston Police Gang Databases

Voice of America (Russian Language), April 28, 2020. Remedy for Crime

The Conversation, April 15, 2020. What policing during the pandemic can tell us about crime rates and arrests

The Boston Globe, March 31, 2020. In Boston, arrests continue to dip as pandemic rages on

Unfair Nation (podcast), March 19, 2020. "Crime is Where the Police Are"

The Harvard Crimson, March 8, 2020. HUPD Officer Involved In February Smith Center Arrest Criticized For Use of Force In Two Prior Incidents

East Bay Times, March 1, 2020. After police chief firing, Oakland looks for yet yet another leader

San Francisco Chronicle, February 21, 2020. Oakland Police Commission fires Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick

HBO Series: Wyatt Cenac's "Problem Areas"—On Police Body Cameras

CBS Boston—I-Team: Video Captures Police Demanding To Enter Framingham Home Without Warrant

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