Fairmount Line Commuter Rail - Uphams Corner

Boston Police Department, District B-2

Phone: 

(617) 343-4270

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Public Service counter located at Boston Police Headquarters at One Schroeder Plaza in Roxbury: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm Tuesday (Extended Hours) 8:30am – 6:00pm Direct: 1-617-343-4633 Fax: 1-617-343-5106

Mission: 

Captain's Message: Be advised that District B-2 has a team of dedicated and enthusiastic workers who are committed to reducing crime and improving the quality of life for the residents that live in our neighborhoods. Although our primary focus is on reducing the gun violence in our neighborhoods, we are also committed to addressing the issues and concerns that are brought to our attention. We try and accomplish our objectives through the many different initiatives outlined in our Crime Reduction Strategy. Some of these initiatives include Operation Impact, Operation Family Matters and Operation Responsibility & Accountability.

Location

2400 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119-3203
United States
Key Partners: 

On a daily basis the officers work closely with members of the Clergy, community, other city agencies as well as our partners in the Criminal Justice system in an effort to make the neighborhoods of this district safer.

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Please contact the Community Service Office at (617) 343-4278 for further details.

Key Programs Offered: 

* Operation Impact is a bi-weekly meeting with representatives from the district, citywide units, BHA, MBTA Police, District Attorney's Office, Attorney General's Office, U.S. Attorney's Office and Probation officials from Roxbury District Court. The focus of this group is on the identification of strategies to reduce the gun violence and the retaliatory shootings that often occur as a result. * Operation Family Matters is a weekly meeting of detectives and officers from the Community Service Office (CSO) that discuss the unsolved shootings. The officer from the CSO is responsible for maintaining a positive relationship with the victim and their family and urges them to share information that is crucial for investigators. Officers also rely upon the assistance of the Clergy, YSPN, BCYF Street workers and mentors from the community to assist in this program. * Operation Responsibility & Accountability is a district-based initiative that involves the assignment of all patrol officers to one or more Reporting Areas (R.A.) on the district so that each shift has an officer assigned to every RA. The officers, working under the direction of a beat team supervisor, assume ownership and responsibility for addressing crime and quality of life issues that occur on their RA. The officers from the CSO are also involved in many programs that are designed to improve and foster the relationship between the youth and police officers. An officer conducts Officer Friendly presentations to after-school programs in various schools throughout the district. In addition, the officer, in partnership with the Police Activities League (P.A.L.) equips a B-2 Fun-Day Van that visits the parks and community centers on the district and provides games, music and other fun activities for the children. An officer from the CSO is also involved with the "Youth & Police Partnership" (YPP), which is an entity of the Children's Services of Roxbury. This is a program that has proven to be effective in discussing and restoring relationships between the youth and police officers. A key component of this program is the "KNOW THE LAW" play that the youth and officers perform and which emphasizes the pressures and consequences to any negative decisions that are made. Some of the other programs that the officers from the CSO are involved with are the B-2 Youth & Family Safety Day, B-2 Christmas Party, Junior Police Academy as well as fishing trips and outings to amusement parks such as Canobie Lake and Six Flags.

Created: 
04/23/2010

Upham's Corner Health Center

Phone: 

(617) 287-8000 or (617) 825-9206

Mission: 

The Upham's Corner Health Center is committed to provide high quality, low cost, culturally sensitive, community-based health and social services to the residents of Dorchester.

Our goal is to provide comprehensive health and social services of the highest quality that are affordable, physically and culturally accessible, delivered in a dignified manner, and have a positive effect upon the client's well - being.

Location

Upham's Corner Health Center Main Office
500 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Key Programs Offered: 

Primary Care, Home Care & Behavioral Health and Social Services
415 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 287-8000

Business & Human Resources Office
547 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 825-9205

Upham's Elder Service Plan (UESP) / PACE
SAVIN HILL 1140 Dorchester Ave, MA 02125
Dudley Square 36 Dearborn Street MA 02119
Tel: (617) 288-0970

Teen Clinic and HIV & Women, Infant and Children's Program,
500 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 287-0786 ,
Tel: (617)-825-8994 (WIC)

Dental & Eye Care
636 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02125
Tel: (617) 825-9839

Strand Theatre

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

P.O. Box 255247
Dorchester, MA 02125

Phone: 

617-635-1403

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

See website

Mission: 

The mission of the Strand Theatre is to serve as a cultural and educational resource to artists and audiences regardless of race or cultural background, age, ability, gender, economic level, or sexual orientation. Central to the Strand's mission is the development and implementation of youth arts educations programs. The Strand Theatre has a special commitment to the surrounding communities of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.

Location

Strand Theatre
543 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
Community Meeting Space Available: 

Yes

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