Last updated 8:40AM ET
March 7, 2014
WFCR Local Features
Counter-Insurgency Tactics Used to Reduce Crime in Springfield
A new way to end violent crime in Springfield seems to be working. In one neighborhood, Massachusetts state police are on the beat alongside city officers. They are using what's described as "military counterinsurgency tactics." One state trooper is behind the collaboration. As New England Public Radio's Anne Mostue reports, he says he saw a new use for skills he learned in the U.S. Army.
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