Superintendent-in-Chief Joseph O′Connor oversees all daily operations of the
Department. The Division Commanders and the Night Commander report
directly to the Superintendent-in-Chief. He assists the Chief of Police with the overall management of the Department.
Patrol Operations Division
Deputy Chief Robert Lenehan is the Commander of the Patrol Operations Division. The Patrol Operations Division is responsible for the field operations of the Department including special events, special operations, and the honor guard function. The Patrol Operations Division consists of Police Officers and Supervisors assigned to staff the patrol beats of the Department. In addition, Deputy Chief Kenneth Green oversees the day to day operations of the 3:30 pm and 11:30 pm shifts. He is also the Department's liasion to community partnerships.
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Division
The Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Division is under the command of Deputy Chief Lewis Best. The Division includes the Intelligence Unit and works in collaboration with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and other partners on homeland security initiatives. In addition the Division is responsible for emergency preparedness planning.
Investigative Services Division
The Investigative Services Division is under the direction of Deputy Chief John J. Mahoney III. The Investigative Services Division is responsible for investigating all crimes and serious accidents that occur on MBTA property and conveyances. This includes all MBTA buses, the subway system, commuter rail lines and commuter boats.
Administration Services Division
The Administration Services Division is under the direction of Deputy Chief Robert T. Fitzsimmons. The Administrative Services Division is responsible for the Professional Standards and Training Units and for coordinating various elements of the hiring and promotion process, including equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA) activities. It is also responsible for career enhancement programs and control of Department-owned property.