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Boston police Superintendent William Evans speaks at a news conference in Boston. (Elise Amendola/AP)

State lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about legislation that would make assaulting a police officer a felony.

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Ned Merrick, retired Plainville Police chief and director of governmental affairs with the Massachusetts Fraternal Order of Police. He tweets @NedM12.

This segment aired on July 13, 2016.

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