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Criminology Student Named Police Chief In Mexico

October 20, 2010
The town of Praxedis G. Guerrero located near Ciudad Juarez has become a battleground between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels who are trying to gain control of its single highway that's a lucrative trafficking route of narcotics into Texas.

INTERPOL Says Koran Burning Will Trigger Attacks

September 9, 2010
INTERPOL issued the global alert to its 188 member countries today, after receiving a request from Pakistan's Minister of the Interior Rehman Malik, who contacted Secretary General Ronald K. Noble to warn law enforcement of the increased terrorist threat.

Mexico Fires 3,200 Federal Officers In Corruption Probe

August 31, 2010
Of those, 465 have been charged with crimes. An additional 1,020 officers face disciplinary proceedings for failing confidence exams.

California Officer Trains Rwandan Police Helicopter Pilots

June 3, 2010
A new Robinson R44 police helicopter and airborne law enforcement program arrived in Kigali. The airship arrived with the latest police equipment including microwave down-link ability and the latest FLIR thermal-imaging systems.

Certified-Dyneema Ballistic Helmet, Insert and Vest Arrive at German Trade Show

May 5, 2010
The new concepts for vests, helmets and inserts are all based on Dyneema SB (Soft Ballistic) and HB (Hard Ballistic) systems and provide greater protection to German law enforcement officers.

International Patrol

July 9, 2009

Whereas the Dodge Charger and Ford Crown Victoria have been staple patrol cars in the United States, police agencies outside of the country use BMW, Subaru, Skoda and a variety of other automaker brands for officers on the job. Check out some of the more colorful international vehicles patrolling cities in Europe, Canada and other areas. In one instance, a Canadian agency is taking a progressive approach by using an electric vehicle.

As Mexico's Drug War Rages, Military Takes Over for Police

December 11, 2008
Even for Mexicans accustomed to ghastly headlines chronicling the country's drug-related violence, the current level of killing in Tijuana causes consternation. Some 200 people have been slain in one month. Last weekend turned into one of the city's deadliest: nearly 40 were killed, four of whom were children, and nine of them beheaded.

Foreign Correspondence

February 1, 2006

Statistics from countries that have tried it reveal that gun control is no answer for violent crime.

Snowstorm Helps Police Catch Burglars

December 29, 2005
German police on Thursday captured two men suspected of stealing from 15 cars and two garden sheds by following their footprints in the snow for several kilometers (miles).

Nice Try, But Not Good Enough

June 1, 2004

Transported signs, disappearing phones, and possessed appliances.

Prisoners Sing for Their Freedom

April 1, 2004

Singing prisoners, wedding gunfire, and a human piñata.

Camel Jam

December 1, 2003

Some countries' cops have to deal with unique problems.

Sweet Talk and Handcuffs

June 1, 2003

Wily cops don’t need much to outsmart some crooks.

Anti-Vampire Riots

April 1, 2003

There's no telling what wild creatures you'll come across in the exciting world of policing.

The Elite Gum Squad

February 1, 2003

Who knew police work included scraping gum and hiking up live volcanoes?

Angry Croquet Players and Missing Ships

October 1, 2002

Cops have to deal with all sorts of silly fights people people get into, and some are dang near as deadly as shoot-outs. Just imagine how the cops in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, felt when they got called to a riot involving "softballers and croquet players."

INTERPOL

September 1, 1998

Within the past few years INTERPOL has worked to demystify this highly specialized and elite organization. Muth, of the Maryland State Police, is currently serving a two ­year term as assistant chief, in charge of the State Liaison Division to INTERPOL-U.S. National Central Bureau (USNCB) in Washington, D.C.

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