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Boston police, hospitals eye training in wake of active shooters


By Laura Crimaldi
Boston Herald

BOSTON — Boston police and hospital security staff are considering plans to link their radio communications and to conduct training for "active shooter'' scenarios after a psychiatric patient was shot dead last week at a doctor's office.

Security directors from 18 hospitals met yesterday at Boston police headquarters to discuss security, intelligence sharing and other issues facing hospital safety personnel, said police Superintendent in Chief Daniel Linskey.

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