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State should merge its policing units

State should merge its policing units

Opinion | Timothy P. Murray A consolidation of police departments would lead to a increased public safety, streamlined communication, and financial savings for taxpayers. With several legislative and Baker administration reviews of the Massachusetts State Police underway, the state should give serious consideration to a proposal that will lead to administrative efficiencies, save taxpayer dollars, and result in a safer Commonwealth. A consolidation of departments would lead to a more strategic deployment of public safety personnel and assets as well as streamlined communication and jurisdictional functions. This involves merging the approximately 250 Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police officers and […]

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