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Police say hiring glory days are past

Federal budget cutbacks limiting numbers in N.E.

By Alan Wirzbicki
Globe Correspondent / June 26, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- In its heyday in the late 1990s, a federal program sponsored by the Justice Department funneled billions of dollars into local police departments, bankrolling the hiring of thousands of new officers in New England and across the country. (Full article: 693 words)

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