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Sergeant Karen Ahern gave officer Fred Coriano a hug yesterday on their last day with the Municipal Police Department. She had been on the force 10 years.

For municipal police, it's the end of the line

City merges division with Boston department

By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / January 1, 2007

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Sergeant Karen Ahern had turned in her gun, her baton, and her riot gear. She saw no reason yesterday to don the navy uniform she had worn for 10 years as a Boston municipal police officer. (Full article: 776 words)

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