Officer Kirk D. Merricks

Police Officer at Boston Police

Employed on 7/15/2020
Employee #
Badge #
Apr 12, 1999
Dorchester, MA 02124
District 01
Police Officer
IA Score?
5 Most Concerning

Kirk D. Merricks is an active Officer in the Boston Police Department. They live in the Boston neighborhood of Dorchester. Officer Kirk D. Merricks has been a Boston Police officer for 25 years. They were paid a total of $153,378.59 in 2020. They were the 1217th highest earner in 2020 among Boston Police Department employees.

Internal Affairs Overview

Officer Kirk D. Merricks has an IA Score of 5 Most Concerning. Our database shows 8 Internal Affairs cases containing at least one sustained allegation against this officer, and 22 cases total, regardless of finding.

The Internal Affairs Division has found Officer Kirk D. Merricks in violation of policies including Untruthfulness, Conformance to Laws, Conduct Unbecoming, Dir./Orders, Violation of Criminal Law, Criminal Complaints, Sick Leave, Warning Shots and Signals, Other Violations, and Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge.

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Allegations Against this Officer Sustained by the Internal Affairs Division (2000 - 2020) ?
IA # Received Allegation Finding Action Taken
IAD2014-0611 Dec 30, 2014 Untruthfulness Sustained N/A
IAD2014-0611 Dec 30, 2014 Conformance to Laws (5 counts) Sustained N/A
IAD2014-0611 Dec 30, 2014 Conduct Unbecoming Sustained Termination
IAD2013-0224 Jun 4, 2013 Conduct Unbecoming Sustained Termination
E2010-004 Jan 12, 2010 Conformance to Laws Sustained Oral Reprimand
9406 Apr 21, 2006 Dir./Orders Sustained N/A
16105 Aug 23, 2005 Violation of Criminal Law Sustained N/A
16105 Aug 23, 2005 Criminal Complaints Sustained N/A
7105 May 2, 2005 Sick Leave Sustained N/A
7105 May 2, 2005 Dir./Orders Sustained N/A
6304 Apr 14, 2004 Warning Shots and Signals Sustained N/A
6304 Apr 14, 2004 Other Violations Sustained N/A
12202 Jul 29, 2002 Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge Sustained N/A
12202 Jul 29, 2002 Other Violations Sustained N/A

Concerning News Coverage and Documents

Officer Kirk D. Merricks has been named in news articles, court records, and/or other documents that contain concerning allegations.


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

This employee was the 1217th 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: 5 Most 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


Articles referencing this officer. Populated by an automated process, which may not be 100% accurate. Learn more

Date Source Article

Source Materials

This page contains data ingested from the following sources:

Data Source Filename
Employee Earnings Report 2011_2020_bpd_earnings_with_ids.csv
BPD CY2015 Annual Earnings File CY2015_Annual_Earnings_BPD.csv
BPD Alpha Listing with Badges ALPHa_LISTING_BPD_with_badges_1.csv
2020 Alpha Listing alpha_listing_20200715.csv
Roster 2020-09-04 roster_20200904.csv

Additional Source Materials

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