Detective David C. Williams

Police Detective at Boston Police

Employed on 7/15/2020
Employee #
Badge #
Brockton, MA 02301
Domestic Violence Unit
Police Detective
IA Score?
4 Very Concerning

David C. Williams is an active Detective in the Boston Police Department. They live outside Boston in Brockton, MA. They were paid a total of $233,060.24 in 2020. They were the 264th highest earner in 2020 among Boston Police Department employees.

Internal Affairs Overview

Detective David C. Williams has an IA Score of 4 Very Concerning. Our database shows 1 Internal Affairs case containing at least one sustained allegation against this officer, and 7 cases total, regardless of finding.

The Internal Affairs Division has found Detective David C. Williams in violation of policies including Use of Force and Untruthfulness.

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Allegations Against this Officer Sustained by the Internal Affairs Division (2000 - 2020) ?
IA # Received Allegation Finding Action Taken
E2009-074 Sep 25, 2009 Use of Force Sustained N/A
E2009-074 Sep 25, 2009 Untruthfulness Sustained N/A

Concerning News Coverage and Documents

Detective David C. Williams has been named in news articles, court records, and/or other documents that contain concerning allegations.

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Date Source Article
Jul 12, 2017 CourtListener nvestigation. The arbitrator found that the officer, David Williams, had applied a choke hold, but that the choke hold had not
Jul 12, 2017 Universal Hub urt means that, barring an appeal to federal court, Officer David Williams will get his job back - and the city will still be out the
Mar 20, 2017 Boston Globe se, also ordered the Police Department to reinstate Officer David C. Williams in 2015. Williams had been fired twice for allegations that
Feb 18, 2016 from the city after an encounter with Boston police Officer David Williams in the North End in 2009 in which O'Brien was recording vid
Nov 22, 2015 Boston Globe "It's very frustrating to us."In one ongoing case, officer David C. Williams was twice terminated for using excessive force and was rein
Jul 24, 2015 WBUR that a Boston police officer must get his job back. Officer David Williams was fired in 2012 amid allegations of lying and using exces
Dec 5, 2014 WBUR ttacker.” There was a 2009 case where Boston Police Officer David Williams was accused of using a chokehold on Michael O’Brien. To be
Dec 5, 2014 WBUR attacker."There was a 2009 case where Boston Police Officer David Williams was accused of using a chokehold on Michael O'Brien. To be
Jun 28, 2013 Boston Globe ook Share on TwitterPrint this Article View CommentsOfficer David Williams has been fired twice.John Tlumacki/ globe staff/Boston Glob
Jun 21, 2013 WBUR claimed he was slammed to the ground and choked by Officer David Williams was “not truthful” because he had been drinking and had rea
Jun 21, 2013 WBUR claimed he was slammed to the ground and choked by Officer David Williams was "not truthful" because he had been drinking and had rea
Jun 20, 2013 Boston Magazine r A Twice-Fired Boston Police Officer Just Got His Job Back David C. Williams is now a BPD officer for the third time since first joining
Dec 4, 1999 ced.Commissioner Paul F. Evans fired Officers Ian Daley and David Williams, who allegedly took part in the January 1995 beating of Mic


Details regarding this employee's compensation come from earnings reports published by the City of Boston. Learn more

This employee was the 264th highest earner in 2020.

Year Name Department Title Regular Retro Other Overtime Injured Detail Quinn Total Postal

Incident Journal

Incident reports filed by this officer. This information comes from the public journal reports published by the BPD. This data is incomplete; officers respond to many incidents that do not then appear in the journal. Learn more

Incident # Occurred District Shooting? Location Offenses Officer Clearance # of Victims # of Offenders # of Arrests

Paid Details

Paid details worked by this officer in 2019. Learn more

# Officer Type Customer Address Start Worked Pay

Traffic Citations

Traffic citations issued by this officer in 2011 - 2020. Learn more

# Date Officer Agency Location Amount Type Source Violator CDL Class Posted Violation Posted Radar Clocked Race Sex Make Year Color 16+ Haz Mat Paid Hear Req Court Age Searched Offenses

Field Contacts

Field Interrogation and Observation (FIO) reports filed by this officer. Learn more

FC # Date Contact Officer Supervisor Street City State Zip Frisk? Veh. Srch? Duration Circumstance Basis Year State Make Model Color Style Type Key Situations Weather # Indv. Narrative

SWAT Reports

SWAT operations in which this officer participated. Reports currently cover 2010-2014. Due to transcription errors, this list may be incomplete. Learn more

SWAT # Date

Complaints (IA Cases) IA Score: 4 Very Concerning ?

Complaints filed against this officer either by citizens or as a result of internal investigations. This data reflects the years 2001-2020, but may be incomplete. Learn more

IA # Type Received Employee Allegation Finding


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Source Materials

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Data Source Filename
Employee Earnings Report 2011_2020_bpd_earnings_with_ids.csv
2020 Alpha Listing alpha_listing_20200715.csv
Roster 2020-09-04 roster_20200904.csv

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