Police stepping up use of special fugitive squads


By Maria Cramer and Shelley Murphy
The Boston Globe

DORCHESTER, Mass. — The tip came in on a cool March morning: A fugitive wanted on a gun charge was hiding in his girlfriend’s three-decker in Dorchester, there for the taking.

When the officers arrived, some of them fanned out around the house while a few others did something that isn’t exactly the stuff of a prime-time television drama. They walked up the front steps and rang the doorbell.

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