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Tom Keane

‘Boston’s Finest’ is fun, but not reality

Who am I supposed to believe: the cops or the TV?

Boston police have just reported that major crimes in the city this year dropped by 15 percent compared with last year. That sounds great, but I’m now three episodes into the new reality television show “Boston’s Finest,” and I’m scared to death. The city is a nightmare, a constant barrage of shootings, stabbings, drug-dealing, and street-fighting.

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