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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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B.C. Scholar James Q. Wilson Dies. His Theories Led To Community Policing

Political scientist James Q. Wilson, whose “broken windows” theory on crime-fighting helped trigger a nationwide move toward community policing, died Friday at a Boston hospital.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2012

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Bradley Jay: ‘So You’re Thinking About Hitting Mardi Gras This Year.’

Click play to see a Jay Talking Travel Blog. It’s hot time in the old city of New Orleans.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/29/2012

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NightSide – Peter Moskos Author Of “In Defense Of Flogging” Is Dan Rea’s Guest

Should we consider the use of flogging as punishment?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/17/2011

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Crime Down In Lowell

Crime in Lowell is down significantly according to a new report compiled by the Lowell Police Department.

05/17/2011

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College Students In Boston Warned Over Crime Increase

An increase in robberies has led to a warning for college students living in Boston.

04/30/2011

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SJC: Odor Of Marijuana Not A Reason For Cops To Suspect Crime

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that the odor of burnt marijuana is not enough for police to suspect criminal activity and order a person to get out of a car.

04/19/2011

SJC Justices Call For Changes In Wiretap Laws

Two justices for the highest court in Massachusetts have asked state lawmakers to change a tough wiretap law to enable police to investigate and prosecute the hundreds of shootings and killings committed by street gangs. Supreme Judicial Court Justices Ralph Gants and Judith Cowin made the call Friday in an opinion supporting a ruling barring secretly-recorded evidence from being used against a man who admitted to a 2007 drive-by killing in Brockton.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2011

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BPD Commissioner: More Snow Means Less Crime

Crime in Boston is down in recent months and Mother Nature may be the reason.

03/22/2011

MA governor hopefuls debate anti-crime agenda

The four candidates for Massachusetts governor are proposing different strategies to help stem gun violence and street crime.

10/15/2010

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