Mayor
Martin J. Walsh
Commissioner
William B. Evans
Chair
Charles E. Batchelder
2017 Boston PAL's 'Shop With a Cop'

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 »

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 »

School Police Unit P.A.L. to PALS Schedule

June 7, 2016

P.A.L. to PALS is a monthly visit by Boston Police Department personnel to local Boys and Girls Clubs in Boston. The monthly visits will be two dimensional: one part learning and interactive, the other part physical exercise. Each month, a different unit from the Boston Police Department will visit a different Boys and Girls Club… Read More »

Boston PAL Kids Meet UFC Star Conor McGregor

March 7, 2015

Kids participating in the Boston Police Athletic League charitable program met UFC star Conor McGregor at the Peter Welch’s Gym in South Boston on January. McGregor was in town prior to his main event UFC match at TD Garden and met with Boston’s young aspiring boxers. The Irish mixed martial artist McGregor met with members of youth boxing programs affiliated with Welch’s, Charlestown… Read More »

Boston Police Athletic League Awarded $100,000

June 12, 2014

Boston, June 10, 2014 – The Boston Police Athletic League (PAL) has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The Boston-based organization was chosen from more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process.