Archive for September 9th, 2019

September 9th, 2019 - 12:19 am § in Misc.

100th Anniversary of Boston Police Strike

On September 9, 1919, Boston Police Department officers went on strike at 5:45 p.m. Of the department’s 1,544 personnel, 1,117 (72 percent) refused to report for work. Governor Coolidge assigned 100 members of the state’s Metropolitan Park Police Department to replace the striking officers, but [...]