Tag: Boston Police

589 Members Recognized for Volunteer Service

Local 589 members who volunteered their time for the wakes and funerals of two Boston Fire Fighters, a Boston Police Gang Unit officer and a Plymouth Police Officer were honored on June 3rd at a special recognition ceremony. The event, attended by the Local 589 Executive Board, MBTA officials and Police and Fire Department leadership …

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Man charged with assaulting bus driver who let him ride for free

police crime scene photo

By Jacqueline Tempera | Boston Globe | MAY 22, 2014 A homeless man is facing assault charges after he allegedly attacked an MBTA bus driver, even after she allowed him to ride the bus for free, according to Suffolk County prosecutors. Donnell Flattes, 23, was charged with interfering with a bus driver, indecent assault and …

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MBTA: Bus driver rescues BPD bomb robot

Boston Herald | Laurel J. Sweet | October 15, 2013 A cop robot fell out the back of a Boston Police Department Bomb Squad truck that hit a Massachusetts Avenue pothole this morning — but an eagle-eyed T bus driver rescued the device, authorities said. “It appears the rear door of one of the department’s …

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We will never forget this day.

On behalf of the Executive Board and all the members of the Boston Carmen’s Union, ATU Local 589, our collective hearts go out to the victims of yesterday’s senseless tragedy. We would also like to express our gratitude to all of Boston’s first responders – Boston Police, Boston Fire Department, and Boston EMS – for their heroic and …

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