Police Jurisdiction

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54 Police Chiefs Reach Deal Making It Easier To Cross Town Lines

Police chiefs in 54 Massachusetts communities have signed an agreement that makes it easier for officers in one community to cross town lines while responding to legitimate law enforcement emergencies in another jurisdiction.

03/18/2014

Danvers Police cruiser. (WBZ-TV photo)

New Bill Would Allow Officers To Cross Town Lines For Arrests

More than 100 police chiefs from all over the state were at the Statehouse today to show their support for a bill that would allow them to cross city and town lines if they suspect illegal activity.

09/25/2013

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