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Why does Sexual Assault of a Minor not Require Immediate Notification for HPD?

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Brian Herr for Select Board

In 2018, Hopkinton Police Lieutenant John Porter established General Order 2018-0004, mandating immediate notification to the Chief or Deputy Chief in cases potentially implicating the department’s liability or public interest. This included a list of critical incidents but notably omitted sexual assault of minors. The order required updating with leadership changes, leading to compliance challenges. A violation of this order was highlighted in the Kroll investigation report regarding Sergeant Tim Brennan’s failure to report alleged sexual assaults of minors, although sexual assault was not specified in the order, raising concerns about the policy’s adequacy.

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