Mayor Walsh Swears In New Commissioner of The Boston Police Department

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Superintendent Dennis White was sworn in as the 43rd Commissioner of the Boston Police Department on Monday.

White is replacing William Gross who retired on Friday after holding the position for over two-and-a-half years.

When presented with the commissioner badge, White said that today he is “fulfilling the dream of [his] mother.”

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He has played at huge role in the Boston Police Department, serving as a member for 32 years.

In 2020, following the death of George Floyd, White was one of two police officers to review the current policing in Boston and make improvements and recommendations to the task force.

White did not take any questions from reporters.

WBZ NewsRadio's Drew Moholland (@DrewWBZ) reports.

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Written by Edyn Jensen

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