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Both Patrick and Healey err in characterizing crime statistics

Police numbers, crime rate at issue

By David Abel and Michael Naughton
Globe Staff And Globe Correspondent / October 20, 2006

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As candidates sparred over crime during last night's gubernatorial debate, Democrat Deval L. Patrick said the Romney administration is responsible for ``700 fewer cops on the beat today" and called Massachusetts ``the most violent state" in the Northeast, worse than New York and New Jersey. (Full article: 498 words)

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