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David G. Tuerck

Scrap the police details

By David G. Tuerck
June 20, 2008

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IN APRIL, Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation authorizing the secretary of transportation and public works to "promulgate regulations and recommend guidelines for the use of police details at public works sites." In doing so, he put the state on the cusp of ending the controversial practice of relying exclusively on uniformed police officers to direct traffic around work sites on ... (Full article: 702 words)

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