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MBTA unit with big, bad bus has seen little action

Transit police say its roving command post is necessary

The MBTA's Civil Disturbance Unit is commanded by Lieutenant Stephen Salisbury. 'When people see us, we want them to know that we're prepared, trained, and ready to go,' he said. The MBTA's Civil Disturbance Unit is commanded by Lieutenant Stephen Salisbury. "When people see us, we want them to know that we're prepared, trained, and ready to go," he said. (George Rizer/Globe Staff)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / November 23, 2007

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On city streets, it has the subtlety of a tank, and that is before it engages its strobe lights. (Full article: 785 words)

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