The overriding concern here is that the BPD once again proved itself masterful at misrepresenting facts, and of presenting officers in a positive media light.
It’s ironic that the very tool the BPD hopes will suppress these kinds of actions will, thanks to FOIA and a little crowdfunding, allow the event to live on forever.
There is an unhealthy divide in the Boston media in which a handful of mega outlets dominate the narrative, rarely allowing information from the lower rung to penetrate.
A Mass graffiti martyr resurrects for his debut solo show
While you were celebrating or begrudging the Olympics news, a group of protesters has made its debut.
"The protests, demonstrations and riots, well this too shall pass. That is of course until the next one."
The commissioner’s condescension didn’t end with the dismissal of citizen engagement.
“They’re asserting a general police power to capture anybody’s image and process it for law enforcement purposes just in case they later turn out to be guilty of something. That’s not OK.”