Episode 6: Former Superintendent-in-Chief of Boston Police Department Daniel Linksey on the Boston Marathon Bombing

Inside the War Room: Case Studies in Crisis

May 31 2021 • 33 mins

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.”