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Edward F. Davis III took the oath as Boston’s police commissioner yesterday with a vow that his department will grow more diverse, gain credibility in the community, and look for more creative ways to confront violent crime. Standing at rear (from left) were the Rev. Gregory G. Groover Sr., the Rev. Sean Connor, and Rabbi Ira Korff, all Police Department chaplains.

Amid turmoil, Davis takes police reins

By Suzanne Smalley
Globe Staff / December 5, 2006

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Even as he praised the Boston Police Department as a national model for community policing, Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis III said yesterday that he expects to make the department better, vowing that under his leadership it will become more diverse, gain credibility in the community, and look for more creative ways of confronting violent crime. (Full article: 524 words)

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