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New Boston Police commissioner on leave after domestic-violence allegations reported

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Mayor Martin Walsh has placed new Police Commissioner Dennis White on leave after “disturbing” decades-old allegations of domestic violence surfaced less than three full days after he was sworn in.
Walsh, in a statement Wednesday night after The Boston Globe unearthed allegations against White, first noted the abrupt departure of now-former Commissioner William Gross, saying the mayor made the decision “quickly” to pick Gross's chief of staff White to step into the role.
“In an attempt to create a smooth transition and honor former Commissioner Gross's desire to spend time with his family...
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