Boston Police report arresting James Mansfield, 47, on a charge of possession of child pornography.
Police say they were led to Mansfield during an online investigation that "revealed Mansfield was engaging in graphically sexual chat and exchanging pictures of boys in various stages of undress."
A search of Mansfield's home yesterday found evidence of child porn on his home computer, police say.
The Herald reports Mansfield was director of community affairs at the Boston Transportation Department, but has has been suspended and could be fired.
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