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City’s police sharpen their watch on crime

New center links monitors, officers

Civilian crime analyst Seth Housman monitors the city's crime response from the new Real Time Crime Center. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff) Civilian crime analyst Seth Housman monitors the city's crime response from the new Real Time Crime Center.
By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / March 3, 2010

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As part of a new crime-fighting initiative unveiled yesterday, Boston police now have the ability to witness shootings, robberies, and even homicides on many city streets from computer screens at headquarters and then distribute crucial information about the suspects and the crimes to officers heading to the scene. (Full article: 976 words)

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