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2007 drop in crime buoys Hub leaders

But troubling trends remain

Sergeant Lisa Holmes and Patrolman Dennis Morson of the Boston police Safe Streets team patrolled the Grove Hall section of Roxbury yesterday. Sergeant Lisa Holmes and Patrolman Dennis Morson of the Boston police Safe Streets team patrolled the Grove Hall section of Roxbury yesterday. (aram boghosian for the boston globe)
By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / January 1, 2008

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Boston finished 2007 with fewer homicides, shootings, and aggravated assaults than in 2006, filling police and some religious and community leaders with hope that violence will continue to drop in the coming year. (Full article: 728 words)

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