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Boston Police Athletic League

PAL is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the positive development of the youth of Boston. Through PAL, police officers and young people participate in athletic, social and education activities to learn more about each other and their communities. PAL’s youth programs help young people develop self-esteem, leadership skills and a sense of belonging, as well as improve school performance, resolve conflicts and occupy their out-of-school-time productively.

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News and Events

2017 ‘Shop with a Cop’

November 16, 2017

Over the last eight years, hundreds of BPD officers have participated in the ‘Shop with a Cop’ event.  This year’s festivities will start in Dorchester and include Target providing books and cards for the children, pizza served for dinner, and music and dancing with the children and family members.  Santa and Ms.Claus will also be… Read More »

Boston Bruins Foundation Donates $50,000 to Boston PAL

June 23, 2017

The Boston Bruins Foundation has a new partnership with Boston PAL and the Boston Police to conduct BFit school assemblies in Boston Public Schools for 2017-2018.

PAL Names Brian Woods New Executive Director

May 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, May 24, 2017 — The Board of Directors of the Boston Police Athletic League (BPAL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Woods as the new Executive Director. BPAL is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the positive development of the youth of Boston. Through BPAL, police officers and young people participate… Read More »

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Police Athletic League, Inc.
34 1/2 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

800-PAL-4KIDS (800-725-4543)

Denver PAL
1240 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

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California Police Activities League
2000 E. 14th Street
San Leandro, CA. 94577

(510) 544-4300
4110 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105

National PAL
12161 Ken Adams Way
Suite 110 RR
Wellington, FL 33414

Chicago Police Athletic League
Dallas Police Athletic/Activities League
Atlanta PAL
120 Anderson Avenue Northwest
Atlanta, GA