Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis was in command and control during the week of the Boston Marathon bombings in April 2013. On the eve of the second anniversary of the bombing, he details incredible behind-the-scenes decisions during the 100 hours spent in pursuit of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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