BPD in the Community: Licensed Premise Training in Downtown Boston

BPD in the Community: As a result of recent complaints, 911 calls, and identified trends involving licensed premises in Downtown Boston, Officers from Area A-1 along with Boston Licensing Commissioner, Kathleen Joyce and Licensing Executive Secretary, Dan Green hosted a meeting for bar owners and managers to reinforce expectations for licensed premises and best practices for bar managers. The meeting covered topics from staff cooperation with law enforcement, being good neighbors to abutting properties, patron health and safety, Massachusetts liquor laws, the importance of de-escalation, and a question-and-answer session.