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Investigation Shuts Down Hamilton Ambulance Service

HAMILTON, Mass. -- The Hamilton Police Department yesterday suspended its ambulance service, after a state investigation revealed "serious deficiencies" in the medical training records of police officers.

All Hamilton police officers are required to be state-certified as emergency medical technicians. The deficient records raise questions about whether the officers got paid for training they never took and, more importantly, had proper training to respond to medical calls.

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