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Andrea In The News - In the News | Apr 29, 2021

Boston City Council votes to restrict police use of tear gas, rubber bullets

WCVB – A measure aimed at increasing accountability and transparency in policing within the city of Boston is heading to the desk of Acting Mayor Kim Janey. The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to pass an ordinance that restricts the use of chemical crowd agents and kinetic impact projectiles by law enforcement agents who are […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Apr 22, 2021

Campbell Calls For US Attorney to Investigate Boston Police

BY SARAYA WINTERSMITH, GBH NEWS – Andrea Campbell, a mayoral candidate and the head of the Boston City Council’s public safety committee, is calling for the U.S Attorney’s Office to investigate how the Boston Police Department handled the case of Patrick M. Rose Sr., a former officer and union head now facing dozens of child […]
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Andrea In The News - Written by Andrea | Apr 20, 2021

Time and again, the Boston Police Department has proved it can’t be trusted to police itself

BY ANDREA J. CAMPBELL, BOSTON GLOBE – If Boston is going to change, it needs a police department that leads the nation in transparency and accountability. But it also needs leadership that insists on it. As the Globe recently reported, for more than two decades, the Boston Police Department protected Patrick M. Rose Sr., a […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Apr 12, 2021

Campbell, Others Call For Janey To Release Records Of Alleged Sex Abuse By Former BPD Union Chief

BY SARAYA WINTERSMITH, GBH NEWS – Boston mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell, who pushed for police reform months before George Floyd’s death ignited a wave of protests last summer, called Monday for acting Mayor Kim Janey Monday to release Boston Police Department records related to a former officer and police union president accused of child molestation […]
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Andrea In The News - In the News | Apr 07, 2021

Campbell leads fundraising pack as race begins in earnest

BY MADDIE KILGANNON, DORCHESTER REPORTER – As the mayor’s race shifted into a new gear this week with the entrance of acting Mayor Kim Janey into the four-year fray, newly-released reports show how much money the candidates raised last month to finance their campaigns. Councillor Andrea Campbell has the biggest war chest heading into April. According […]
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