Greater Boston

Feb. 27, 2013: Cambridge Alert System

Clip | 11m 35s

Four days after Cambridge Police launched an automated Twitter initiative, the program was put to the test when dispatchers received a report of a gunman at MIT. The report was a hoax, but the system worked - alerting the public to the potential threat. Commissioner Robert Haas joins us to discuss the initiative and the investigation.

Aired: 02/27/13

Rating: NR

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