This district station of the Boston Police Department covers Beacon Hill, Downtown, Chinatown and Charlestown. The…More district's commander is Capt. Bernard O'Rourke.
Beacon Hill, along with Downtown and Chinatown, is in District A-1. The most commonly reported crime by far in the district is larceny, including theft from vehicles.
In 2009 the Boston Police Department reported more than 1,700 instances of larceny or attempted larceny in A-1. One homicide was reported in 2009.
Most of these crimes occur in the areas surrounding the Hill, rather than Beacon Hill itself.
To report crimes like speeding, loitering or disorderly conduct or to bring up concerns about quality of life on Beacon Hill call the district's Community Service Office at 617-343-4627.
Law Offices of Howard Friedman, PC 90 Canal St, Boston, MA02114 The Law Offices of Howard Friedman is located in Beacon Hill. This law firm specializes in police misconduct, prisoners'…More rights, first amendment law, class action suits, personal injury, private security, discrimination and privacy violations. For further information, visit the firm's website.
The Beacon Hill Civic Association works to preserve the historic character of the neighborhood and advance the…More quality of life for its residents. The association was founded in 1922 and is housed in a former Boston police station that was sold to the association for $1. Its offices include a community room, gymnasium, nursery school and elderly housing for senior members of the community.
More than 1,000 Beacon Hill households and more than 100 businesses are members of the association. Membership dues support many of the association's activities, which include negotiating zoning and licensing agreements, cleaning up the neighborhood, hosting social events and decorating the neighborhood for the holidays. The cost for membership is $50 per household and $100 per business.
Executive Director Suzanne Besser runs the association, supported by a board of 35 directors and by a large force of community volunteers.