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Still battling the BPPA

The last time that the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association dropped an issue of its official newsletter, the Pax Centurion , the outcry was immense: Mayor Tom Menino called the publication "garbage," advertisers fled, and a subsequent dust-up revealed
Scream On
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 14, 2012
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Pax Bostona

After years of enduring the bigoted prose of their own union newsletter, members of the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers (MAMLEO) now have their own publication.
The thin blue byline
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  August 10, 2012
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Talking 'shit'

In your July 6 issue, the Boston Phoenix made a front-page attack ("Shit Boston Cops Say") against my union's newspaper, Pax Centurion.
Letters to the Boston Phoenix editors, July 27, 2012
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 27, 2012
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Why does the Boston police union do business with the wife of a felon? And where is that scholarship money going, anyway?

The Boston Police Patrolmen's Association has been paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to an agency run by a woman formerly arrested for fraud — for allegedly soliciting charity by impersonating a police officer.
Strange bedfellows
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 20, 2012

The archives of Pax Centurion

We are republishing the files here so that the public can scrutinize Pax Centurion’s twisted legacy.
No longer available at the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association's website, here are the archives of Pax Centurion
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 06, 2012
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Shit Boston Cops Say

For at least six years, the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association (BPPA) has published a boldly bigoted official union newsletter, the Pax Centurion .
The Boston Police Patrolmen's Association maligns blacks, Muslims, gays, and women — in plain sight, backed by some of the region's wealthiest brands
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 29, 2012