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Law Enforcers or Peace Officers

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The Red & Black

[Apologies to PO's. I hate to include BATFags under this catagory.] Georgia, who gained national headlines 2 weeks ago when he was roughed up by agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms after going to the dining hall in a ninja cos

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Reuters

A controversial Texas program to send undercover agents into bars to arrest drunks has been halted after a firestorm of protest from the public. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has "temporarily suspended" what it called "Operat

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www.thesmokinggun.com

A Drug Enforcement Administration agent who stars in a popular online video that shows him shooting himself in the foot during a weapons demonstration for Florida children is suing over the tape's release

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Reuters

Texas has begun sending undercover agents into bars to arrest drinkers for being drunk, a spokeswoman for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission said. Brave agents infiltrated 36 bars and arrested 30 people for public intoxication.

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The Smoking Gun

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today issued a report on Vice President Dick Cheney's accidental shooting Saturday of a fellow quail hunter on a sprawling Texas ranch. The hunting accident report, a copy of which you can find below, brief

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Agence France Presse

London police faked vital evidence to cover up their fatal role in the shooting of an innocent Brazilian, mistaken for a suicide bomber. The blame would have been pinned on senior police commanders leaving them open to murder charges

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The Raw Story

The "Active Denial System" is a gun that emits an invisible ray which can stop the target without causing any serious pain or harming any bystanders. Others aren't sure if the ray is so "harmless." Details show that at least o

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The Independent

Menezes had done little to arouse suspicion, other than to emerge from a flat under surveillance. Far from vaulting a ticket barrier and running down an escalator to escape officers, he walked at a normal pace, pausing for a newspaper, and was not

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The ACLU, a frequent critic of the city police, plans to arm residents with video cameras to record officers' dealings with the public. The department often mistreats and unfairly targets blacks and it hopes the presence of cameras will act as a

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BBC News

Officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes on the Tube could face charges. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said it was "likely" to send its report to the Crown Prosecution Service to consider.

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Associated Press

Police broke up a poker game at a warehouse seizing $25,000 in what they called the city's biggest gambling raid since Prohibition. Those arrested face a year in jail or $1,200 fine. Police charged 80 players, 9 dealers and 4 managers with gambl

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Associated Press

Thompson, 35, walked out of Harris County Jail on Thursday after freeing himself from handcuffs, changing into civilian clothes and leaving a visitors' area wearing a fake ID badge. Authorities said the death row prisoner fooled at least four jai

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Associated Press

The decision, hailed by civil liberties groups and opposed by state prosecutors and law enforcement groups, overturns the California Supreme Court, which in 2002 ruled that free speech concerns took a back seat when it came to speech targeting police

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Agence France Presse

A former police officer convicted of helping smuggle guns and grenade launchers from Vietnam to San Francisco has been sentenced to 51 months in prison. This was an ICE enforcement priority because arms traffickers jeopardize the safety of all Ameri

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