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Jan Ransom

Ransom covers the Police Department for the Globe. She joined the Globe in February. A graduate of Howard University, Ransom worked at the NY Daily News for over a year covering everything upper Manhattan including politics, crime and housing, and before that she worked at the Philadelphia Daily News as a City Hall reporter.

Latest stories

Boston police commissioner challenges Tito Jackson’s criticisms

By , Globe Staff

“Don’t use us as a political pawn here to make it seem like the city is out of control,” said the commissioner.

BPD challenges order to reinstate officer accused of harassment

By , Globe Staff

An arbitrator had determined that Officer Helen Bucelewicz had harassed two employees, but said she should not have been fired.

Charges dropped in shooting that paralyzed 9-year-old girl

By , Globe Staff

Dominique Finch, 27, was charged last month in the Oct. 9 shooting.

Family of slain cabbie sues DYS for allowing alleged killer to escape custody

By , Globe Staff

Police say Donald DePina was killed by a teen who escaped a youth detention center in 2015.