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“Signal-2 Guy” Slows Summer Down

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 7, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Within seconds of parking their cruiser near the corner of Smith and Palmieri avenues, Officers Matt Wynne and Darryl Cargill had a hit.

“There it is,” Wynne said, as a silver Nissan Pathfinder rolled past a stop sign. Cargill stepped on the gas.

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Homeless Beat Boosts Community Policing

by Diana Li | Jun 9, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (4)

Diana Li Photo As midnight approached and her fellow cop Becky Fowler grabbed coffee inside Dunkin Donuts, Elizabeth Chomka listened out on the Church Street sidewalk to a man named Gregory talk about love.

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In Texan Accent, Officer Eagle Eye Saves A Life

by Paul Bass | May 30, 2014 3:15 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo The gunman’s friends urged him to shoot again. Then Officer McGlotten rolled in.

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Officer Escapes Death, Rescues Runaway Driver

by Paul Bass & Allan Appel | May 7, 2014 10:03 am | Comments (11)

Allan Appel Photo Wojtek Wacowski Photo A cop chasing an apparent runaway driver survived a telephone pole crashing onto his cruiser early Wednesday morning—then rushed out to save the fleeing driver just before the driver’s car burst into flames.

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On Officer Elliott’s Beat, “Nobody Smacks Butts”

by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 24, 2014 3:12 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo At 10:40 a.m., Officer Jeremie Elliott warned a class of teenage boys that touching a girl’s butt can be a felony. An hour later, he talked to girls about sexting and child pornography. Between classes, he reminded a boy that he shouldn’t be walking down the hall with his arm draped over female classmate.

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The Rookies Catch On

by Paul Bass | Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm

Paul Bass Photo Michael, a wanted man carrying a loaded stolen gun, got to meet six of his new Dwight neighbors at once, in a back alley. Unfortunately for him, they were six rookie cops.

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Atrapó Un Presunto Asesino

by Paul Bass | Feb 21, 2014 5:00 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo Caitlin Zerella knew that parked car looked fishy. She didn’t know a suspected double-murderer was behind the wheel, a fugitive who’d been hiding in plain sight.

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They Smelled Trouble

by Paul Bass | Jan 17, 2014 4:44 pm | Comments (10)

Paul Bass Photo It was shaping up as a quiet, frigid night on the beat for Officers Michael Haines and Brendan Borer. Then they caught a whiff of some aromatic fumes issuing from a parked Honda Accord.

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Eugene Kenny’s Glock Turns Up, Loaded

by Paul Bass | Jan 10, 2014 5:16 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo Ten guns disappeared from a late NRA instructor’s safe. A year later, one of those guns reemerged inside the sleeve of a sweatshirted man running down a downtown alley away from Tom Glynn and Matt Williams.

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They Take “Broken Windows” Seriously

by Cora Lewis | Dec 20, 2013 3:22 pm | Comments (4)

Three young men sat in a Chevy Malibu parked illegally outside an abandoned house. One made a cell phone call.

“Can you get your fucking ass down here?” he said into the phone. “These fucking cops are fucking harassing us.”
CORA LEWIS PHOTO

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