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Police presence

O'Toole defends crowd-control measures

By Kevin Cullen and Heather Allen
Globe Correspondent / October 22, 2004

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Boston police say they learned from their mistakes during last February's deadly post-Super Bowl riot and had doubled the number of police on the streets in anticipation of unruly crowds celebrating the Red Sox pennant victory. But in the end the results were tragically similar: a joyous moment marred by violence that left a young person dead, this time because ... (Full article: 897 words)

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