Joseph Cousin

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Letting the DA skate

In Boston’s sharp-elbowed political world, when anything goes wrong assigning blame usually takes top priority.
Violence rises, prosecutions plummet, and nobody points a finger at Boston’s top law-enforcement officer
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 20, 2007

Shades of Keeler

The storied career of Sergeant Detective Daniel M. “Mr. Homicide” Keeler may finally be at an end.
For years, Daniel Keeler was the top detective in Boston. Now, a pair of sunglasses Threatens to end his career.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 13, 2006

Worst homicide squad in America

Boston was riveted last week by a paralyzed little girl, Kai Leigh Harriott, who publicly forgave the man who fired the shot that put her in a wheelchair.
No justice for these child victims
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 20, 2006