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Kevin Cullen

The blue line in the shadows

It says something about our culture that the only reason a lot of people know that Pat Rogers killed himself is because he was on a reality TV show.

Pat Rogers was a good police officer, well-liked and respected. I met him and found him to be a very decent, down-to-earth Dorchester guy, from a family where the pride in police work ran deep.

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