Detective James D Bowden

Police Detective at Boston Police

Employed on 7/15/2020
Yes
Employee #
86200
Badge #
607
DOA
Mar 25, 2002
Rank
Det
Residence
Norwood, MA 02062
Organization
Youth Violence Strike Force
Title
Police Detective
IA Score?
5 Most Concerning

James D Bowden is an active Detective in the Boston Police Department. They live outside Boston in Norwood, MA. Detective James D Bowden has been a Boston Police officer for 18 years. They were paid a total of $159,691.58 in 2019. They were the 1108th highest earner in 2019 among Boston Police Department employees.

Internal Affairs Overview

Detective James D Bowden has an IA Score of 5 Most Concerning. Our database shows 2 Internal Affairs cases containing at least one sustained allegation against this officer, and 3 cases total, regardless of finding.

The Internal Affairs Division has found Detective James D Bowden in violation of policies including Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge, Conformance to Laws, Conduct Unbecoming, Use of Force, and Investigation of Use Of Force.

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Allegations Against this Officer Sustained by the Internal Affairs Division (2000 - 2020) ?
IA # Received Allegation Finding Action Taken
IAD2013-0026 Jan 26, 2013 Neg.Duty/Unreasonable Judge Sustained N/A
IAD2013-0026 Jan 26, 2013 Conformance to Laws Sustained N/A
IAD2013-0026 Jan 26, 2013 Conduct Unbecoming Sustained Suspension held in abeyance
20906 Sep 25, 2006 Use of Force Sustained N/A
20906 Sep 25, 2006 Investigation of Use Of Force Sustained N/A

Earnings

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This employee was the 1108th highest earner in 2019.

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 2019. 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

Vehicle
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

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Source Materials

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Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2016.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2017.csv
Employee Earnings Report employeeearningscy18full.csv
Employee Earnings Report allemployeescy2019_feb19_20final-all.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2011.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2012.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2013.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2014.csv
Employee Earnings Report employee-earnings-report-2015.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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