Boston FY21 Budget Hearing - BPD

One of a series of hearings to review the FY21 Budget. The focus of this hearing is the FY21 Budgets for the Police Department (BPD), the Fire Department (BFD), and Boston Emergency Medical Services (BEMS). This hearing will also cover BPD revolving funds. 

In accordance with Governor Baker's March 12, 2020 Executive Order, the City Council will be conducting this hearing virtually. This enables the City Council to carry out its responsibilities while adhering to public health recommendations and ensuring public access to its deliberations through adequate, alternative means.  The public may watch these hearings via live-stream at They will also be broadcast live or rebroadcast on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964.

Public testimony

Written testimony or prerecorded videos may be sent to the Committee or staff email and will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference at the end of the hearing may do so via the Zoom link below. Please email [email protected] to sign up in advance.

This Hearing’s Zoom Information:

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Meeting ID: 647 109 179 Password: 018142

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  • May 21, 2020 at 10:00am – 12pm