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Police are normally considered an emergency service and may provide a public safety function at large gatherings, as well as in emergencies, disasters, and search and rescue situations.
Police are also responsible for enforcing minor offenses by issuing citations and imposing fines, particularly for violating traffic laws.
Police may respond to reports of excessive noise, For instance, in some Australian jurisdictions, people who are drunk and causing a public nuisance are typically no longer arrested, but legislation has been passed allowing police to take the person to a "drying-out centre" where they can recover from the effects of the alcohol.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/po/Police_force.html   (1214 words)

 Learn more about Police in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Police are also responsible for reporting minor offenses by issuing citations which typically may result in the imposition of fines, particularly for violations of traffic law.
Police sometimes involve themselves in the maintenance of public order, even where no legal transgressions have occurred -- for example, in some Australian jurisdictions, people who are drunk and causing a public nuisance may be removed to a "drying-out centre" until they recover from the effects of the alcohol.
Conversely, most professional militaries consider police activities to be a distraction from their primary goal, and when militaries attempt to operate as civil police forces, they usually alienate the population that they attempt to serve.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /p/po/police.html   (1256 words)

 CORPORATE WRONGDOING POLICING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Corporate crime, however, always creates an interest in the damage that it causes although, as far as the country and public are concerned, it may be mostly unfelt as it is a special type of victimisation.
Corporate crime may also appear in the form of a "hidden economy" looking for victims in the search for gain and profits especially in a system of inequality and inadequate commercial crime control in which the police is involved, primarily, with its means of proactive supervision, detection and processing of crime in commerce.
In addition to that, intolerable conduct in commerce and corporate activity is, mainly, "mala prohibita" and not as much "mala in se" conduct, which is irrelevant to the police understanding of legality and to the operation of the stigma in the case of accessibility and culpability of the offender.
www.ncjrs.gov /policing/corr299.htm   (5381 words)

 Maryland Secretary of State
In Maryland, an individual who wishes to be commissioned as a notary public may obtain an application form from the Office of the Secretary of State.
Along with its other duties, the Office of the Secretary of State is responsible for carrying out international functions on behalf of the Office of the Governor.
Maryland's Sister State Program was established to provide a forum for the promotion of international cooperation and understanding.
www.sos.state.md.us   (573 words)

 Corporate police state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Corporate police state is a pejorative term for the kind of transnational system of government that transcends geographic boundaries to regulate the conduct of employees, outsource contractors and markets, via a form of business practices known as vertical integration.
Corporate police states combine an economy based on private enterprise, especially large business corporations, with a repressive and authoritarian government.
It is envisioned that a corporate police state could manifest itself in a kind of modern feudalism, or, in combination with sufficient nationalism and strong state power, could turn into a variant of fascism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporate_police_state   (164 words)

 Spencer Police Department
The personnel of the Spencer Police Department are dedicated to their cause and will continue to cooperate with the citizens they serve to keep Spencer a safe place to live and work.
Police Officers are required by state law to have at least 36 hours of training in 3 years in order to maintain their state certification.
The Spencer Police Department has been committed to this philosophy for many years and the results are evident as we have one of the lowest crime rates per capita in the state.
www.spenceria.org /police   (2657 words)

 Miami's New Police State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Brought to us by the same people who oversaw electoral fraud in November 2000, this stunning and threatening presence of police was almost unbelievable, particularly in light of the fact that the protests were peaceful.
The police converged on the protestors, almost like a scene from the classic film Potemkin, where Russian troops marched on demonstrators in 1905.
The lords of the White House, along with their various corporate and political allies have decided in no uncertain terms to play upon the post-9/11 fears among the people in order to restrict the ability of the people to express themselves.
www.prisonplanet.com /041203newpolicestate.html   (818 words)

 Is there a future for legislative involvement in shaping the structure of agriculture? - Roger McEowen, October 2003
“a corporation or syndicate engaged in farming or the ownership of agricultural land, in which a majority of the partnership interests, shares, stock, or other ownership interests are held by members of a family or a trust created for the benefit of a member of that family.
At least one of the family members in a family farm corporation or syndicate shall reside on or be actively engaged in the day-to-day labor and management of the farm.
However, if the state regulates without a discriminatory purpose but with a legitimate purpose, the provision will be upheld unless the burden on interstate commerce is clearly excessive in relation to the benefits that the state derives from the regulation.
www.extension.iastate.edu /agdm/articles/mceowen/McEowOct03.htm   (1693 words)

 Corporate person and Human Commodification
Corporate legal battles were not limited to preservation of their charters but extended to ever wider attempts to deploy property and exercise coercive force.
Far from being "artificial" creatures of the state, corporations might be seen as "real" legal persons deriving their powers and legitimacy from their own internal processes as human "fellowships" or associations.
Because corporate power in the United States is legally separate from state power ("private" versus "public"), the situation is superficially more akin to the late medieval structure of corporate "estates" as "cobearers of central power" (245) than to twentieth-century fascism's "corporative conception of the State" (Bottai 1931, 30).
www.umass.edu /legal/derrico/corporateperson.html   (5186 words)

 Implementing "Corporate" Police State Measures
In a fascist police state, the dictator secures his power with support from private corporations which are given special privileges and thus benefit from doing business with dictators.
Paul stated that Congress also did not read the 500-page bill that gave birth to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).(7) DHS, a creepy intelligence gathering apparatus reminiscent of the Nazi SS, has merged 22 federal agencies and their databases, employing nearly a quarter million workers.
It details a “control-surveillance” mechanism, the dangers of which few are aware – but that scientific research evidence demonstrates conclusively spells health disaster for the entire population, especially the children and the yet unborn.
www.gnn.tv /H09578   (740 words)

 Center for Corporate Policy: Mission
State Attorneys General wishing for stronger tools to hold companies and their executives accountable might want to look at Canada's "Westray law", a new manslaughter statute for corporations and top executives.
The bill would have required corporate officers, directors and top managers to report financial fraud within 15 days of learning of the fraud in their company; it imposed fines of up to one million dollars on corporations and $100,000 on executives for knowing of the fraud and not reporting it to law enforcement.
Corporate powers are determined by laws and court doctrines that have granted companies the same constitutional rights as people.
www.corporatepolicy.org /topics/statelaws.htm   (2778 words)

 Independent Media Center | Bloomington-Normal Illinois
All of the speakers delivered powerful messages; Klein showed poignant video footage shot by herself and her husband during the recent UN Environmental Conference in South Africa of locals monkeywrenching attempts by the South African government at cutting down the water supply in the poorest areas of the Johannesburg area.
The corporate media are owned by the same interests (elite, business interests) that make massive profits from "structural adjustment" policies enacted by the IMF and World Bank.
In a despicable act of corporate crime, the World Bank and IMF are moving to hand over public utilities responsible for keeping millions of malnourished people in the Third World alive to the "responsible" private sector (responsible like Enron, Tyco, and World Com of course!).
indy.pabn.org /archives/index207.shtml   (946 words)

 G4 - Feature - 'State of Emergency' (Xbox) Review
In "State of Emergency" a riot has broken out in a fictional city of the near future.
Your job is to help lead the budding revolution against the oppressive Corporate police state that has long denied the people their freedom.
Instead of battling through a level, fighting a boss, and repeating until you reach the final battle, "State of Emergency" sends you scrambling through four sections of a major city in an effort to smash the Corporation and its foot soldiers.
www.g4tv.com /xplay/features/42997/State_of_Emergency_Xbox_Review.html   (663 words)

 Newsvine - police-state
Dan Merica: It is paramount that the new Democratic Congress resists enticements from the corporate and military sectors to abandon its given mandate for "new direction" and degenerates into a mirror image of the old Republican "rubber stamp" Congress.
We are approaching a police state and everyone needs to recognise the stakes in the upcoming election.
Police in the United States made a record number of arrests in 2005 according to the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report.
www.newsvine.com /police-state   (1054 words)

 The N.Y.C. Corporation Counsel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Giuliani commands an army of 38,000 heavily-armed police (the world's largest police force) but it is the Corporation Counsel's 600 lawyers quietly working behind the scenes that are his elite troops.
Internal memos from the Corporation Counsel and the Manhattan District Attorney's offices dated 1994 make it clear that the City knew these were illegal arrests and had officially determined from the beginning of the policy to never prosecute them.
Federal and State judges presiding in New York City courts are fully aware of the routine contempt for law exhibited by the Corporation Counsel.
www.openair.org /alerts/artist/nydem7.html   (1922 words)

 Corporatism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These civic assemblies, known as corporations (not necessarily the same as contemporary business corporations) are unelected bodies with an internal hierarchy; their purpose is to exert control over their respective areas of social or economic life.
Political scientists may also use the term corporatism to describe a practice whereby an authoritarian state, through the process of licensing and regulating officially-incorporated social, religious, economic, or popular organizations, effectively co-opts their leadership or circumscribes their ability to challenge state authority by establishing the state as the source of their legitimacy.
It is agreed that the army, the wealthy, and the big corporations ended up with much more say in decision making than other elements of the corporative state [7] [8] [9].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporate_state   (2683 words)

 Martial Law: Police State America - We're So Close Now
For years we have warned that the police state is coming, how Martial Law will become the norm, how ancient laws, rights and freedoms are being overturned and replaced with repressive mechanisms of control.
Whether it be a state attack, a terrorist attack, an accident or a natural disaster matters not anymore, the outcome will be the same.
In Alex Jones' feature Police State 2000 he covers Operation Urban Warrior where actors posed as American citizens who were Unconstitutionally seized from their homes by the military and police.
www.infowars.net /Pages/Sept05/270905Martiallaw.htm   (1881 words)

 New Jersey State Police - Corporate Outreach Program
Public rental facilities, such as hotels and motels, self-storage facilities, and car and truck rental agencies have become popular mediums for individuals engaged in a wide range of criminal activity, including organized drug trafficking and terrorism.
On June 22 and 23, 2004, the New Jersey State Police, in cooperation with the Middlesex County College Police, will conduct two one-day training seminars at the Middlesex County College Performing Arts Center in Edison, New Jersey, entitled, ‘Corporate Outreach: Building Cooperative Partnerships'.
For questions or further details contact the New Jersey State Police Narcotics and Organized Crime Bureau at 609.882.2000 extension 2811 or 2597, or by email to NOCBAdmin@gw.njsp.org.
www.njsp.org /info/nocb_corp_outreach.html   (550 words)

 State: Corporate scholarship provider dropping role
The Miami organization, which is facing state investigation, collects donations from corporations, which then pay for private school tuition for poor children.
FloridaChild was responsible for 5,629 of the 12,339 corporate tax credit vouchers that were reported at the start of the 2003-04 school year.
Most of the corporate tax vouchers will now be handed out by four groups, which are all members of an umbrella organization, the Florida Association of Scholarship Funding Organizations.
www.sptimes.com /2004/01/16/State/Corporate_scholarship.shtml   (343 words)

 The New American Police State
The United States is undergoing a coup against the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and democracy itself.
I might not use the same words, but I do believe that we, the people, are in jeopardy: New spying and eavesdropping technologies and their delighted abuse by intelligence-gathering organizations and their political masters are turning the United States into an emerging police state.
Police agencies are using the war to make themselves less accountable.
www.prisonplanet.com /articles/february2006/180206police_state.htm   (556 words)

 Political Affairs Magazine - For Corporate Control
There is a direct contradiction between serving the public’s interest and serving the class interests of the corporate boards and stockholders of the news and media industry.
The role of the independent media — that is the media, which is independent of the far-right and monopoly corporate influence is taking on greater importance.
There are also many who work in the corporate media world who are very dissatisfied with the present state of journalism and can play important roles in developing a people’s media movement.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/74/1/21   (863 words)

 Resisting nanotech, violence and the corporate state - They're coming for you
Many of us are already painfully aware that corporations and governments use the air, land and water at will for their own destructive purposes.
The final result is the corporate police state coming after you to round you up into the work force, the military, or a concentration camp.
The corporate state does not have sustainability for massive energy consumption, and the outlook for licking this looks impossible from where Sustainable Energy Institute sits.
www.culturechange.org /e-letter-they'recoming.html   (2587 words)

 Business: State demands corporate reform
Catching up to a corporate corruption issue that has dogged big business for several years, the Florida leaders want companies to adhere to higher standards to win the state's investment dollars.
State leaders say they don't envision a quid-pro-quo situation, where the pension fund threatens removing its investment without changes.
He said research shows that the more transparent a company's policies are to shareholders, the more likely those companies will remain good investment gambles in rough economic or industry times.
www.sptimes.com /2005/12/14/Business/State_demands_corpora.shtml   (733 words)

 Indymedia Milwaukee | Ever Wonder What Police Intel Was Doing To You The Past Decade?
Aside from proving, once and for all, that the police riots of 2002 and 2003 were unjustifiable, this footage has other, very dark, implications.
Because in the course of their surveillance, the officers' cameras show a scary pattern of intentionally zooming in on people's faces, blatantly gathering personal information about people who are committing no crimes but are merely expressing political dissent.
Given recent revelations about the corporate police state's willingness to spy on peaceful, law abiding citizens,(not to mention the fact that the US govt is openly willing to incarcerate political opponents without due process of law, and to torture those in their custody), this footage should make you shudder.
milwaukee.indymedia.org /en/2006/02/204863.shtml   (268 words)

 portland imc - 2004.02.09 - Jim Redden - Corporate Stooge and Apologist for the Growing Fascist Government
Wittingly, or unwittingly he is acting as the propaganda mouthpiece for the rising fascist police state.
When we got a new police chief, in a major north east city, the press gave enough basic information to know what a NWO snake he was.
The most effective arm of the police state is the level of self policing.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2004/02/280109.shtml   (2452 words)

Young Neptune grasping a sea turtle from behind evokes horror, as mothers no longer feel it appropriate for their children to come to the central square in downtown Gemini.
12 Carthages closes out the year with a state sponsored Natalia festival, said to have its traditions dating back to the Festival of Saturnalia.
ENSHRINE a goal a zero taxation in all member states of Wysteria by
www.nationstates.net /-1/page=display_region/region=wysteria   (912 words)

 THC - Cannabis - Ministry :: Community :: View topic - Road map to corporate fascist police state in the UK .
THC - Cannabis - Ministry :: Community :: View topic - Road map to corporate fascist police state in the UK.
Road map to corporate fascist police state in the UK.
Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:14 am Post subject: Road map to corporate fascist police state in the UK.
www.thc-ministry.net /forum/viewtopic.php?p=47110   (419 words)

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