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Waging a battle to save the horse patrols

Supporters fear a rise in crime

By John C. Drake
Globe Staff / May 5, 2009

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The narrow paths and crooked corners of Boston's Victory Gardens were inviting territory for burglars and drug pushers when the cavalry rode in, literally, and the Boston Police Department's mounted unit began patrolling the area. Now gardeners are worried about crime returning if the historic unit is disbanded to save cash. (Full article: 743 words)

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