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Davis says candidate maligns police

Suggests Flaherty's ideas off mark

Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis spoke to the newest class of police recruits at their graduation ceremony yesterday in Hyde Park. Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis spoke to the newest class of police recruits at their graduation ceremony yesterday in Hyde Park. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / June 17, 2009

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Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, incensed by mayoral challenger Michael F. Flaherty’s criticism of Boston’s crime-fighting efforts, hit back at the city councilor yesterday, rebutting Flaherty’s depiction of “surging violence in our city’’ and asserting that the Police Department was already undertaking most of the initiatives Flaherty proposed. (Full article: 769 words)

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