Dugan Arnett

Arnett joined the Globe staff as a features writer in 2015. A native of Blue Springs, Mo., he is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Before arriving in Boston, he spent four years as a features and metro reporter at the Kansas City Star.

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In Springfield, an Instagram post costs a detective her job

By , Globe Staff

Florissa Fuentes, a 30-year-old detective in her first year with the department, was fired on June 19 after a controversial social media post made in apparent support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

A 2015 audit of the BPD turned up various issues with the department’s overtime system. Were any of them corrected?

By , Globe Staff

There have been no significant changes to the department’s overtime policy in the five years since a 2015 audit showed the paid detail process was a “drain on city resources,” and that officers were routinely being paid for time they didn’t work.

‘The avatar of cop violence in Boston’: Police captain routinely crosses line, activists say

By , and , Globe Staff

Outside of Boston’s police commissioner, there may be no officer more widely recognized than Captain John “Jack” Danilecki. To some, he is “the avatar of cop violence in Boston.” To others, he's a tough-love cop in a difficult job.

Walsh advised William Gross not to meet with Bill Barr, city says

By , and , Globe Staff

The mayor said he learned of the US Attorney General's visit during a Thursday afternoon press conference.