The Suffolk Journal

Race gap in Boston’s departments must change

Race gap in Boston’s departments must change

Maria Baluch

April 22, 2015

It comes as a surprise that Boston’s police and fire departments are “the least racially diverse major city agencies,” according to a report by the city’s Office of Diversity that analyzed municipal payroll data. The analysis found that the police department is 66 percent white and the fire...

Pagan talks intersections of identity and career

Pagan talks intersections of identity and career

Thalia Yunen

October 8, 2014

Javier Pagan, one of the first Boston Police officers to assist at the Boston Marathon bombings, a LGBTQ liaison for the Boston Police Department, and alumnus of Suffolk University came to campus to speak about his career, his identity, and how both influence each other. Pagan, who is the youngest...

Citizens Bank inside 73 Tremont robbed Wednesday

Melissa Hanson

February 20, 2014

The Citizens Bank at 73 Tremont St. building was robbed just hours before the Suffolk building was evacuated due to a gas leak Wednesday, Boston police said. The robber entered the bank just before 2 p.m. and handed the teller a note. The teller could not read the note, but upon realization it was...

Gas leak prompts evacuation of 73 Tremont

Gas leak prompts evacuation of 73 Tremont

Melissa Hanson

February 19, 2014

By Melissa Hanson and Vassili Stroganov Suffolk University's 73 Tremont building was evacuated this afternoon when an odor of gas was detected, officials said. The call for the gas leak came in at 4:44 p.m., Boston police said. The Boston Fire Department responded to the gas leak, but left shortly...

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