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March 05, 2009

Boston PD to disband oldest mounted patrol unit in the nation

By Jessica Van Sack and Thomas Grillo
Associated Press

Members of the Boston Mounted Police Force review procedures on the Boston Common. Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis announced that the department will disband its Mounted Unit and lay off 40 police cadets as part of a plan to reduce costs.
(AP Photo)
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BOSTON — Boston's budgetary battle took a dramatic turn yesterday as police Commissioner Edward F. Davis announced 40 cadets will be laid off in July, in addition to 20 other cuts.

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