Sgt. Det. Richard L Medina

Police Sergeant (Det) at Boston Police

Employed on 7/15/2020
Employee #
Badge #
Jun 10, 1998
Walpole, MA 02081
Homicide Unit
Police Sergeant (Det)
IA Score?
4 Very Concerning

Richard L Medina is an active Sgt. Det. in the Boston Police Department. They live outside Boston in Walpole, MA. Sgt. Det. Richard L Medina has been a Boston Police officer for 26 years. They were paid a total of $253,470.73 in 2020. They were the 157th highest earner in 2020 among Boston Police Department employees.

Internal Affairs Overview

Sgt. Det. Richard L Medina has an IA Score of 4 Very Concerning. Our database shows 5 Internal Affairs cases containing at least one sustained allegation against this officer, and 18 cases total, regardless of finding.

The Internal Affairs Division has found Sgt. Det. Richard L Medina in violation of policies including Prohibited Conduct 111,4A, Attendance/Reporting for Duty, Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge, and Drug Test.

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Allegations Against this Officer Sustained by the Internal Affairs Division (2000 - 2020) ?
IA # Received Allegation Finding Action Taken
I2009-039 May 19, 2009 Prohibited Conduct 111,4A Sustained N/A
3806 Feb 9, 2006 Attendance/Reporting for Duty Sustained N/A
3706 Feb 9, 2006 Attendance/Reporting for Duty Sustained N/A
25203 Nov 16, 2003 Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge Sustained N/A
21101 Oct 11, 2001 Drug Test Sustained N/A

Concerning News Coverage and Documents

Sgt. Det. Richard L Medina 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 157th 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

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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