[ Donnie Wahlberg ] Donnie Walhberg captures ‘Boston’s Finest’ in reality series

The Boston Police Department has the right stuff.

Detective Tim Stanton and ­officer Myles Lawton are ready for their close-ups on Donnie Wahlberg’s (“Blue Bloods”) unscripted police drama “Boston’s Finest,” premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. on TNT.

“It’s a unique opportunity. People have an idea of what the Boston Police do, and they are going to get a real-life version,” said South Boston-raised Stanton, 46. “If you are expecting ‘Cops,’ you are in for a surprise.”

Stanton and Lawton, 36, are among 19 members of the Boston Police Department profiled on- and off-duty.

Stanton, a 24-year veteran of the force, came to the project having previously done “Cops” and a Spike TV program.

“We didn’t want to portray the city of Boston or the Boston Police Department as a pack of goons,” Stanton said. “There are state-of-the-art tools that are used, and a lot goes into solving crimes and cases. It is going to bring people’s views of the Boston Police Department into the 21st century.”

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