Ordering a Detail

To order a police detail, please call Communications at 617-698-3800.


Detail Rates

For all details the hourly rate varies based on type of work, time of day, total hours, and whether or not it is a holiday.  Questions about specific rates should be directed to Margaret Walsh at (617) 898-4803.

  • All details are billed at a four (4) hour minimum. After four (4) hours, these details are billed on an hourly basis.
  • For a construction detail only, the detail is billed at an eight (8) hour minimum if the detail exceeds four (4) hours.


Cancelling a Detail

If you need to cancel a detail for any reason, call 617-698-3800 as soon as you know you no longer need the detail. We do not cancel due to weather unless you call us.

If the detail is not cancelled a minimum of one hour before the start time, you will be charged the minimum four (4) hours.