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Boise replies to Jara’s complaint, claim issues stem in part from his ‘own negligence,...

The City of Boise has filed a response to a lawsuit filed by former Office of Police Accountability Director Jesus Jara late last year,...
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City of Boise settles whistleblower case related to gun sales from BPD office

The City of Boise settled a second whistleblower lawsuit with a Boise Police officer dating back to the tenure of Mayor Dave Bieter.  On Monday,...

BPD probe starts dust-up between investigating firm and lawyer for Jesus Jara and Tom...

The lead investigator and the attorney for two former city employees are at odds over their potential participation in the ongoing probe into racism...

City of Boise, BPD union reach tentative new union contract

The City of Boise and the Boise Police Union have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for the many of the city's...

‘We promise… a comprehensive investigation’: Inquiry into possible racial bias at BPD begins

Seven days after Boise City Council unanimously voted to hire a Washington D.C. law firm to examine racial bias in the Boise Police Department,...

Boise City Council fires Office of Police Accountability Director Jesus Jara in a 5-1...

Jesus Jara is out as the Director of Boise’s Office of Police Accountability after a special meeting of the Boise City Council on Friday...

Boise sets special meeting on personnel action as new records show Jara was watching...

It appears the City of Boise may take action tomorrow on the police oversight director the mayor and council members put on leave last...

Bryngelson, Fleming file complaints against Lee, City of Boise to Idaho Human Rights Commission

Two former BPD captains who spoke out against former Police Chief Ryan Lee filed discrimination complaints with the Idaho Human Rights Commission against the...

Graphic: BPD investigation has many interconnected parties

In recent weeks, as BoiseDev and other news outlets have investigated a series of complaints, countercomplaints, and other issues within the Boise Police Department...

Boise City Council unanimously approves $500,000 contract for BPD investigation

All six Boise City Council Members voted to spend half a million dollars on a contract with an outside firm to investigate racism in...