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Poll shows Essaibi George leading in mayoral race
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Poll shows Essaibi George leading in mayoral race
A new poll shows at-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George leading in the mayoral race with support from 22% of likely voters, inching ahead of at-large Councilor Michelle Wu, who had support from 18% and acting Mayor Kim Janey, who had support from 16%.
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BPD cooperation with feds comes under fire
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BPD cooperation with feds comes under fire
The Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) — is under fire from city councilors and criminal justice reform advocates who are raising concerns about the Boston Police Department’s surveillance practices and cooperation with federal immigration enforcement officials.
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Council probes gang database
Critics of the Boston Police Department’s gang database say individuals are often misidentified as gang members and face disastrous consequences once they’re added to the list.
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Councilors to examine gang database
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Local News
Councilors to examine gang database
City councilors Andrea Campbell and Ricardo Arroyo are looking into the effectiveness of the Boston Police Department’s Gang Database, which holds 160 gangs and over 5,000 individual names, according to data provided to the ACLU in 2019.
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