http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/197/metro/City_shuts_down_trouble_spot s+.shtml Boston has mobilized building inspectors to crack down on businesses and dilapidated residences suspected of harboring criminals and criminal behavior, the Boston Globe says. Instead of relying solely on police, whose powers are largely limited to making arrests after a crime has been committed, the city has instructed inspectors to help shut down places they believe to be trouble spots and hangouts of potential offenders. Acting on tips from police, neighborhood groups, and the mayor's Office of . . .
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