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iPads donated to Boston police to fight crime on streets

When police officers from Boston’s gang, narcotics, and fugitive units hit the streets after July 4 they will be armed with new 21st-century crime-fighting tools: 100 iPads.

Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis unveiled the fourth-generation iPads at a news conference Friday afternoon along with John F. Fish, the chief executive of Suffolk Construction Co., who donated the tablets at a cost of about $80,000.

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