Officer Joseph Lynch

Police Officer at Boston Police

Employed on 7/15/2020
Employee #
Badge #
Jul 14, 2008
Hyde Park, MA 02136
Administrative Leave Unit
Police Officer
IA Score?
4 Very Concerning

Joseph Lynch is an active Officer in the Boston Police Department. They live in the Boston neighborhood of Hyde Park. Officer Joseph Lynch has been a Boston Police officer for 14 years. They were paid a total of $93,485.38 in 2020. They were the 2301st highest earner in 2020 among Boston Police Department employees.

Officer Joseph Lynch was added to the Law Enforcement Automatic Discovery (LEAD) database maintained by the Suffolk County District Attorney on N/A. Information from LEAD entry: Alleged racial slurs (09/13/2019 noise complaint/Roxbury Prep students). SCDAO investigation on-going.

Internal Affairs Overview

Officer Joseph Lynch has an IA Score of 4 Very Concerning. Our database shows 6 Internal Affairs cases containing at least one sustained allegation against this officer, and 15 cases total, regardless of finding.

The Internal Affairs Division has found Officer Joseph Lynch in violation of policies including Neglect of Duty/Unreasonable Judgement, Conduct Unbecoming, Paid Details Fitness for Duty, Release of Property in Police Custody, Reporting for Duty, Respectful Treatment, Directives/Orders, Untruthfulness, Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge, and Department Reports-Inacurrate Reporting.

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Allegations Against this Officer Sustained by the Internal Affairs Division (2000 - 2020) ?
IA # Received Allegation Finding Action Taken
IAD2019-0417 Sep 13, 2019 Neglect of Duty/Unreasonable Judgement Sustained N/A
IAD2019-0417 Sep 13, 2019 Conduct Unbecoming Sustained N/A
IAD2018-0112 Feb 28, 2018 Paid Details Fitness for Duty Sustained Oral Reprimand
IAD2017-0147 Apr 11, 2017 Release of Property in Police Custody Sustained N/A
IAD2015-0052 Feb 4, 2015 Reporting for Duty Sustained Oral Reprimand
IAD2011-0242 May 14, 2011 Respectful Treatment Sustained N/A
IAD2011-0242 May 14, 2011 Directives/Orders Sustained Suspension
E2010-114 Oct 4, 2010 Untruthfulness Sustained N/A
E2010-114 Oct 4, 2010 Respectful Treatment Sustained N/A
E2010-114 Oct 4, 2010 Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge Sustained N/A
E2010-114 Oct 4, 2010 Department Reports-Inacurrate Reporting Sustained N/A
E2010-114 Oct 4, 2010 Conduct Unbecoming Sustained Suspension/Settlement Agreement

Concerning News Coverage and Documents

Officer Joseph Lynch 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 2301st 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


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

For the incident journal, paid details, traffic citations, field contacts, and complaints listed above, the source materials for each record are listed on the page for that record. Click through each record to see from where it was sourced.