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Boston Police Remember First Black Officer

Boston Police Remember First Black Officer

Boston Police honored the first African American officer to serve in department as part of their salute to Black History earlier this month. The Boston Police saluted Officer Horatio Julius Homer in a press release February 5. Homer served on the force from 1878 until his retirement in 1919, Boston Police said. Over the course

Boston Police Salute African American Hero

In honor of Black history Month, the Boston Police saluted the first African American to receive the department’s prestigious Medal of Honor earlier this month. The Boston Police saluted Detective Frederick McLean in a press release February 12. McLean received the Medal of Honor after he arrested two armed men as they attempted to rob

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