Former BPD Commissioner Ed Davis and Professor Herman 'Dutch' Leonard of Harvard

Davis and Leonard Testify before Congress

On Boston Marathon Bombing and Aftermath

Almost a year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward F. Davis III and Herman 'Dutch' B. Leonard appeared before the Committee on Homeland Security on Capitol Hill to testify on the bombings, subsequent investigation, and share lessons learned.

The April 9th testimony of Harvard Professor ‘Dutch’ Leonard – The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward – is available for download. Leonard is one of the four authors of the recently-released white paper, Why Was Boston Strong? Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing.  

Institute of Politics (IOP) Fellow and retired Boston Police Commissioner, Ed Davis has co-authored a related piece on communications using social media as part of the New Perspectives in Policing series from the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety, entitled Social Media and Police Leadership: Lesson from Boston... Read more about this research.

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