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Episode 6: Former Boston Police Chief Daniel Linksey on the Boston Marathon bombing

Episode 4: Former Superintendent-in-Chief of Boston Police Department Daniel Linksey on the Boston Marathon bombing Daniel Linskey, Former Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department, discusses the department’s response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Through his harrowing account of this dreadful day, Linskey examines the in-depth training that prepared his police force for a bombing, the importance of transparency and clear communication in the midst of a crisis, and why it’s essential to “write your script before you key your mic.”


Daniel Linksey Managing Director, Security Risk Management at Kroll Daniel Linskey is a managing director in Kroll’s Security Risk Management practice, head of the Boston office, and a fellow at the Kroll Institute. As the former Superintendent-in-Chief of the Boston Police Department (BPD) and a 27-year veteran of the force, Dan provided strong leadership through some of the most tragic and contentious events in the city’s history, including the Boston Marathon bombings and the Occupy Movement.