District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) Headquarters, Boston Police

Drive-By Shooting Leads to Driver Hitting Officer with Audi; Cop Fires at Vehicle

A Boston Police officer opened fire on a vehicle that had just hit another Boston Police officer after fleeing the scene of a drive-by shooting on School Street in Jamaica Plain Friday afternoon. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans spoke at a press conference around 4 p.m. in regards to the incident. Evans said that around 3 p.m. officers came upon a motor vehicle accident on School Street and spoke to the occupants of a minivan, who said the driver of a white Audi fired several rounds at them. "And the Audi took off to Washington Street. The officers went up to Washington Street where they confronted the white vehicle.

National Night Out in Jamaica Plain on July 31st

Come celebrate National Night Out in Jamaica Plain with the Boston Police Department's District E-13 on July 31st. There will be music, dancing, demonstrations, prizes, games, food and more. National Night Out is "an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live." National Night Out is "America's Night Out Against Crime" takes place in thousands of communities in all 50 states. Several Boston neighborhoods have their own National Night Out.

Sign Up Now: Kids Fishing Derby at Jamaica Pond on June 24

The Boston Police Department E-13 Community Service is hosting its first ever free Catch and Release Kids Fishing Derby at Jamaica Pond this weekend. And don't worry there will be (limited) loaner fishing poles, too. For those not in the know, there are definitely fish in Jamaica Pond, as it is stocked every year in an event that attracts school children, teachers, politicians, and state and city departments. There will be fishing instruction, music, police and environmental instructions and trophies. This is a family-friendly event with prizes, raffles, drinks and more.

District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) Headquarters, Boston Police

Police Issue Community Alert in Chestnut Avenue Assault

Boston Police on Monday issued an alert about an indecent assault that took place Monday morning in the area of Chestnut Avenue and Paul Gore Street. Below is the entire text of the alert, including tips from police on how reduce your chance of becoming a victim:
Community Alert: BPD Seeking Public’s Help in Effort to Identify Suspect Wanted in Connection to Indecent Assault in Jamaica Plain: At about 10:24am, on Monday, March 14, 2016, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for an indecent assault in the area of 127 Chestnut Ave in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated that she was walking along Chestnut Ave when the suspect grabbed her indecently. Victim describes the suspect as a male in his early to mid-thirties with a dark complexion, approximately 5’8” to 5’11” tall, 160 to 180 lbs, wearing all black clothing. The Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.

Boston Police Commissioner Visits Urban Improv’s Youth Unscripted

Urban Improv, an interactive program for young people that uses structured improvisational theater to teach violence prevention, conflict resolution and decision-making, hosted Boston’s Police Commissioner William Evans at their Youth Unscripted program on Thursday, December 3, at English High School in Jamaica Plain. Youth Unscripted uses an interactive drama curriculum as a medium for change. Teens draw from real life experiences and learn to craft and act in their own dramas. For Commissioner Evans’ visit, students focused on how to appropriately interact with authority figures, including police officers. With the Urban Improv educators, and the help of a few Boston Police officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) students created and acted in scenes that allowed them to explore how to have positive interactions with authority figures and discussed other options to violence in their communities.