Sensitive Crime Unit

Personnel from the Department’s Sensitive Crime Unit are available 24 hours a day. Members of the unit have been trained to investigate sexual offenses and to be aware of the trauma associated with such incidents. Each case is approached in a sensitive manner. The Department’s Sensitive Crime Unit may be reached by calling 617-495-1796 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. At all other times, the HUPD emergency number, 617-495-1212, should be used.