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James Meredith, a Boston police sergeant, urged a car to slow down on Boardman Street in Norfolk while waiting for his children at the bus stop. Norfolk officials say they are fed up with the Merediths, who have quarreled with police and selectmen.
James Meredith, a Boston police sergeant, urged a car to slow down on Boardman Street in Norfolk while waiting for his children at the bus stop. Norfolk officials say they are fed up with the Merediths, who have quarreled with police and selectmen. (Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene) Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene

Boston police officer treads thin blue line in hometown

Sergeant's activism raises ire in Norfolk

By Donovan Slack and Suzanne Smalley
Globe Staff / April 24, 2005

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NORFOLK -- At first, James Meredith seemed just a concerned resident, standing at a school bus stop near his Norfolk home telling drivers to slow down. Soon, though, some residents say he began yelling at them, jumping out in front of their cars, and, at times, clocking their speed with a radar gun. (Full article: 880 words)

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