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Welcome from the Director

Together for a Safer Community


John M. King

Director of Public Safety
Chief of Police

Appointed Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police for the Boston College Police Department in August of 2010. Director King has 36 years of experience in campus public safety and law enforcement, coupled with his strong commitment to community policing and its supportive role in student formation.


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On behalf of the men and women of the Boston College Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our webpage.  I encourage you to view the entire site to find helpful information about our mission and values, the services we provide, the programs we offer and the professional staff who serve you.  

Our police officers are trained at certified academies, receive comprehensive field training, and attend annual in-service training programs.  We work collaboratively with various university departments, student organizations, student leadership groups and local public safety partners. 

The Boston College Police Department employs various community policing initiatives to increase personal safety and crime prevention awareness.

Keeping Boston College a safe and secure community is a shared responsibility.  Join with us in “Working together for a safer community”.

John M King

Director of Public Safety
Chief of Police