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Call-ups, transfers weaken Boston police

Domino effect hurts departments

By Connie Paige
The Boston Globe

BOSTON, Mass. After years of losing police officers to budget cuts, communities are bracing for more declines as their men and women in blue request lateral transfers to better-paying departments or march off to war.

The loss has been devastating to some police departments. Small-town officials, particularly, report a lack of manpower to perform routine criminal investigations or for overtime to get the job done.

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