Who Is Dennis White? 10 Facts On Boston Police Commissioner


Dennis White is the newly appointed Police Commissioner for Boston, as Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Thursday. Previously, he served as the chief of staff to the commissioner and superintendent.

Dennis will replace Boston’s first black police commissioner William Gross who is set to retire from the department on Friday.

According to the sources, White will serve as acting commissioner until he is formally sworn in as commissioner. However, a formal date is yet to be announced.

As per the reports, the current commission William Gross is considering a Mayoral run. He served for the police department for over three decades and is now moving towards a different career avenue.

Quick Facts: Who Is Dennis White? 10 Facts On Boston Police Commissioner
Name Dennis White
Age 50-55
Gender Male
Height –
Nationality American
Profession Police Officer
Net Worth Under Review
Salary About $245,248 (Annual)
Married/Single –
10 Facts On Dennis White
As of now, there isn’t any information on Dennis White’s personal life. Meanwhile, no details about his wife, family, and children have been released to the press.
According to Boston 25 News, the Boston Police department is categorized as the highest salary paying division. As per their reports, deputy superintendent Dennis White was receiving an annual salary of $245,248. His current pay is yet not disclosed.
Dennis White’s age is yet unknown. However, judging by his appearance, he is likely in his early-50s.
Wikipedia hasn’t covered his biography on their content yet. Following the announcement of his appointment as Boston’s Police Commissioner, he certainly is getting media coverage from all over.
Currently, his social media details couldn’t be traced. At present, Dennis White is neither on Instagram nor on Twitter.
In 2018, William Gross was named the commissioner after the retirement of his predecessor. With that, he became the city’s first Black commissioner.
With the appointment, Dennis White will become the 43rd Commissioner of the Boston Police department.
His predecessor, William Gross, served a total of 37 years to the Boston police department and two and half years as its commissioner.
During the press conference, Mayor Martin Walsh did not cite any reasons for Gross’s sudden retirement.
Dennis White hasn’t yet revealed his policies and plans as the future Police Commissioner of Boston.