Constables' crimes


Nearly half of Boston's constables - 88 out of 186 - have criminal arrest records, according to a Boston Police Department response to a Globe public records request. The department, at the Globe's request, provided this list of the 49 different offenses that the constables were charged with. They would not provide a list of how the cases were resolved.

(For more on this, see Part 3 of Debtors' Hell)


1. Affray
2. Annoying Telephone Calls
3. Armed Assault in a Dwelling
4. Assault
5. Assault and Battery 209A
6. Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon
7. Assault and Battery Police Officer
8. Assault to Rob
9. Breaking Glass in a Building
10. Concealing Leased Property
11. Disorderly Person
12. False Statement to Social Sececurity Administration
13. Firearms Violations
14. Forgery
15. Illegitimate Child
16. Impersonating a Police Officer
17. Indecent Assault and Battery on a Child
18. Intimidation Witness
19. Larceny by Check
20. Larceny More
21. Maliscious Destruction Of Property
22. Minor Possession Alcohol
23. Minor Transporting Alcohol
24. Non-Support
25. OUI

26. Possession of Burglarious Tools
27. Possesssion of Controled Substances
28. Public Drinking
29. Receiving Stolen Property
30. Refuse to Carry Passenger
31. Restraining Order Violation
32. Sexual Conduct for a Fee
33. Shoplifting
34. Social Security Fraud
35. Theft Of Government Property
36. Threats
37. Trespassing
38. Uttering
39. Violation Abuse Prevention Act
40. Attaching Plates
41. Counterfeiting Motor Vehicle Documents
42. Failing to Stop for School Bus
43. Leaving Scene Personal Injury
44. No Insurance
45. Operating without being Licensed
46. Operating After Revocation
47. Operating to Endanger
48. Suspend Registration
49. Violation of Auto Laws