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After the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, members of the Harvard University  Police Department (HUPD) immediately increased their presence on campus. Some HUPD officers faced dangers on Thursday's overnight shift, as they joined a multiagency car chase through Cambridge and Watertown that ended in a gun battle with the suspected marathon bombers.

Shuttered but humming

When Harvard closed during marathon manhunt, administrators, staff, and police had challenges to meet



Following Monday's bombing, Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital called in extra trauma teams, adding 60 doctors, nurses, and other staff, more than doubling the medical personnel in the emergency department. Over the coming hours, the team treated 31 patients.

Widespread trauma

‘There are physical shockwaves that emanate from the bomb, and there are psychological shockwaves as well’