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Violent crime down in Boston

Steady decline since ’06 credited to police work, neighborhood groups

By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / November 25, 2009

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Violent crime has dipped dramatically in Boston, with homicides on a pace to decrease by 20 percent by year’s end - an encouraging trend that law enforcement officials and community activists are working to preserve during the often volatile holiday season. (Full article: 898 words)

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