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Boston Police Reality Show Debuts on TNT

February 22, 2013  | 

Officers Manny Canuto and Diamantino "D" Araujo work in plainclothes in "Boston's Finest." Photo courtesy of TNT.
Officers Manny Canuto and Diamantino "D" Araujo work in plainclothes in "Boston's Finest." Photo courtesy of TNT.

"Boston's Finest," a police reality show following several Boston Police Department officers, will begin airing on Wednesday on TNT. The eight-episode series will air at 9 p.m.

Series producer Donnie Wahlberg has said the show won't just be a Boston take on Fox's "Cops" and will include a more personal look at the officers' lives away from their law enforcement duties.

The show will give viewers "an up-close and very personal look at what it takes to protect and serve one of America's greatest and most distinctive cities," according to a TNT release.

Several officers from various units will be featured, including officers Diamantino "D" Araujo, Manny Canuto, Myles Lawton, Jenn Penton, and Sgt. Robert Twitchell.

"We follow different units," Wahlberg told the Boston Globe. "We ride with the gang unit a lot, the fugitive task force, patrolmen, and the SWAT team as well. Different people from those units stepped forward and became the central people that we focused on."

Editor's note: Listen to our "Boston's Finest" podcast with Sgt. Robert Twitchell.

Tags: Boston PD, Police Reality Shows, Off-Duty Life


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Frank @ 2/28/2013 4:44 AM

Do you really want your face on television in this day and age?Its just a bad idea and how many law enforcement programs can the public watch and learn from? It just goes to show us how much crime, lack of common sense and scum is roaming the streets these days. I see a dedicated Law Enforcement channel coming to a cable network in the near future.

Gt @ 3/29/2013 11:46 AM

Detective Robert twitchell just got news he was getting a promotion to Sargent the swears to a bus driver dropping of preschool children dropping the f bomb is not right infant of pe school children he should get demoted

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