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Commissioner William Evans of the Boston Police Department delivers a compelling speech at the 2015 Emergency Communications and Response Summit hosted by Rave Mobile Safety.

Commissioner William Evans, Boston Police Department


Commissioner Evans is a 33-year veteran of the Boston Police Department and has held leadership roles within the Department for several years. Evans has had notable roles in the successful, peaceful handling of the 70-day occupation of Dewey Square by Occupy Boston, the City’s response in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, and the capture of convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. William Evans joined the ranks of the Boston Police Department as a patrol officer in 1982 and rose through the ranks becoming Captain of area D-4 in 2006, a post that brought him into close contact with religious leaders, community groups, and business owners and most recently to the management team as Superintendent of the Bureau of Field Services. Commissioner Evans is a 2008 graduate of Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, and recently completed a certificate program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government and participated in the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, John F. Kennedy School of Government/Harvard School of Public Health as well as National Post-Graduate School & U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Executive Leaders’ Program.