Boston Police Department Personnel Roster

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state Freedom of Information Act, G.L.M. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Personnel roster for all departments for the years 2009 to the present, including badge numbers and cruiser numbers (if applicable).

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: MediaRelations

What do you mean by a personnel roster? Cruisers are not permanently assigned to officers.

From: Shawn Musgrave


Thank you for getting back to me with regard to this request. For clarification, please send a list of all officers who have been employed by Boston Police Department over the past three years. Please include names and badge numbers.

Thank you for your help and timely cooperation in this matter. I look forward to a response within 10 business days, in keeping with the Massachusetts state Freedom of Information Act.

Best regards,

Shawn Musgrave

From: MediaRelations

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