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Poll: 91 Percent of Mass. Residents Supported Boston Lockdown

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis was pleased with how law officials apprehended Boston Bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, and the way they responded to the explosions the day of the marathon, calling the actions of officers and first responders “tremendous.” And according to a recent poll conducted by an “independent think tank,” many Massachusetts residents felt the same.

Following the mayhem that cast a shadow over Boston during a week-long manhunt for the suspects involved with the bombs detonated at the marathon on April 15, the MassINC Polling Group, a non-partisan organization that conducts statewide quarterly polls, asked residents how they thought police, the FBI and other law enforcement officials handled the response to the attacks, and eventual capture of one of the bombing suspects. The statistics, which were based on interviews with 500 people, indicated that overall, people “expressed a strongly positive impression of law enforcement and [gave] their stamp of approval to the… response.”

Source: Boston Magazine. Read full article. (link)

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  • Andrew S.||

    Of course they did.

    "Is not this simpler? Is this not your natural state? It's the unspoken truth of humanity, that you crave subjugation. The bright lure of freedom diminishes your life's joy in a mad scramble for power, for identity. You were made to be ruled. In the end, you will always kneel. " -- Loki, The Avengers

  • An0nB0t||

    The BPD only beats you because they love you, Boston. Maybe if you stop burning the toast, they won't have to love you so much.