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  List of police forces in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Police Act 1996 is the most recent piece of legislation which outlines the areas of responsibility for the 43 territorial forces of England and Wales (found in Schedule 1 of the Act).
The Police (Scotland) Act 1967, as amended, is the basis for the organisation and jurisdiction of the eight territorial forces in Scotland.
List of former police forces in the United Kingdom
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_police_forces_in_the_United_Kingdom   (1146 words)

 Policing in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The new Metropolitan Police, founded on September 29, was depersonalised, bureaucratic and hierarchical, with the new police constables instructed to prevent crime and pursue offenders.
However in contrast to the military gendarmerie forces of continental Europe, the British police, partly to counter public fears and objections concerning armed enforcers, were clearly civilian and their armament was initially limited to the truncheon.
A number of recent cases in which the police have intervened in matters of free speech have also given rise to allegations that the police are in danger of becomming thought police.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_police   (3280 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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.
Local policing is usually conducted by the police departments at the county, township or municipal (city or village) level and ranging in size from one-officer agencies (sometimes still called the town marshal) to the 40,000 men and women of the New York City Police Department.
Police organizations must sometimes deal with the issue of police corruption, which is often abetted by a code of silence that encourages unquestioning loyalty to one's comrades over the cause of justice.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/police   (4581 words)

 Use of U.S. Forces Abroad
United States naval forces suppressing piracy landed on the northwest coast of Cuba and burned a pirate station.
Naval forces of the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Netherlands compelled Japan and the Prince of Nagato in particular to permit the Straits of Shimonoseki to be used by foreign shipping in accordance with treaties already signed.
U.S. forces protected passengers and treasure in transit at Aspinwall during the absence of local police or troops on the occasion of the death of the President of Colombia.
www.fas.org /man/crs/crs_931007.htm   (8242 words)

 United Kingdom
In March police made the first arrest of the case, questioning a man who was a member of the Royal Irish Regiment at the time of the murder; he was charged with an unrelated offense.
Warrants normally are required for a police search of private premises; however, under the 2000 Terrorism Act a police officer may enter and search "any premises if he or she reasonably suspects a terrorist is to be found there." The Government compensates persons whose houses or property have been damaged during house searches.
The new policing bill mandates that a 50:50 religious balance be maintained in new recruitment until the religious composition of the police reflects the mix in society at large.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/eur/856.htm   (13193 words)

 United Kingdom
Warrants normally are required for a police search of private premises; however, under the 2000 Terrorism Act, a police officer may enter and search without a warrant "any premises if he or she reasonably suspects a terrorist is to be found there." The Government compensates persons whose houses or property are damaged during house searches.
The United Kingdom is a destination country for trafficking in women and girls for prostitution and in men, women, and girls for manual labor.
The United Kingdom generally is not a country of origin for trafficking; however, each year hundreds of persons, usually young women, are forced into marriages outside the United Kingdom, particularly in India.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eur/8364.htm   (12126 words)

 Policing in the United Kingdom - Psychology Central
Policing in the United Kingdom - Psychology Central
Image:Police armed uk.jpg Unlike the police in most other countries, the British police are not routinely armed, except in Northern Ireland, at airports, nuclear facilities, and on some protection duties.
In a Written Statement made on March 3, 2006, he announced that the Lancashire/Cumbria merger could take place in May, and that the consultation period on the others was starting, with an eye to merging on on April 1, 2007.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/British_Police   (3261 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Somerset | Body is missing woman - police
Police say a body found in Pembrokeshire is that of a woman who went missing at the start of April.
Police confirmed that the body, found washed up at the end of April at Frainslake Sand, Castlemartin, was hers.
Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/somerset/4092488.stm   (228 words)

 Terrorism Bibliography - Library - National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism
Summary: Leading scholars analyze the major domestic and foreign policy problems facing the United States over the next five to ten years, including affordable health care, long-term economic growth, protecting the homeland, improving the economic fortunes of poorer countries, among others.
Summary: A revelation of the roots, beliefs, and practices of the "patriot"/militia movement in the United States.
Appendices list Ottoman governors of Lebanon (from 1861), as well as presidents and prime ministers to 1998.
www.mipt.org /terrorismbibliography.asp   (757 words)

 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) is a professional organization of senior serving police officers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Police Federation of England and Wales is the representative body to which every police officer below the rank of Superintendent belongs and aims to provide the police with a means of bringing their views on welfare and efficiency to the notice of the government and the police authorities.
The Police Reform website was created by the government of the United Kingdom to provide information on the ongoing reform of the British police service.
andromeda.rutgers.edu /~wcjlen/WCJ/links/unitedkingdom.html   (3083 words)

 World History Compass Home Page
English Heritage lists sites that are closed due to spread of foot and mouth disease.
An historical overview of migratory movements, this tutorial focuses on diasporas to and within Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
A study of the units, tactics, organization and personalities of the German Kriegsmarine during the ten brief years of its existence.
www.worldhistorycompass.com   (2385 words)

 Press Corner: Free Muslims Coalition
Dubai Deal's Collapse Prompts Fears Abroad on Trade With U.S. DP World's decision yesterday to transfer a handful of American port terminals, rather than chilling interest in investing in the United States, may actually have made it safer for foreigners by relieving some of the political pressure that was building up against them.
Police investigating suspected plans for attacks in France have arrested at least 20 people during raids in and around Paris.
The Moroccan police say they have dismantled a terrorist network, arresting 17 people, including 2 men who had been detainees at the United States military base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the official MAP news agency reported Sunday.
www.freemuslims.org /news   (12456 words)

 Metropolitan Police Service - Fraud Alert
If you are a resident in Greater London area this link will provide details of your local police station.
If you are resident outside the London area the following link will provide you with details of your local force website from which you can obtain details of your local police station.
Contact Us If you believe you might be being set up as a target for fraud or if you are an investigator and you think you might be dealing with this type of activity then please contact the SCD6 Economic and Specialist Crime OCU at the address or e-mail.
www.met.police.uk /fraudalert   (301 words)

 The UK Police Service - Home
This site provides links to Official Police Forces - both regional and non-regional - and related organisations.
Members of the public can read about current Police Appeals and take advantage of the Non-Emergency Crime and Hate Crime/Incident Reporting Service.
Metropolitan Police are appealing for information in tracing a 50-year-old primary school teacher from Wanstead who has not been seen or heard of since 07:00 on Thursday March 2.
www.police.uk   (102 words)

 Harry Potter Fan Zone | Dictionary
Crackers are party favors used in the United Kingdom at Christmastime.
Wizard police from the Magical Law Enforcement Squad who are specially trained to deal with powerful criminals.
Wizard police or Hit Wizards who are specially trained to deal with powerful criminals.
www.harrypotterfanzone.com /?ID=info/dictionary   (4719 words)

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The 17 organizations in the Coalition are listed in the Appendix.
The urgency for action here in the United States has been underscored by recent developments in the United Kingdom.
The attached Appendix includes biographical information on the authors of this Proposal, a list of participating Coalition members and information regarding the mandatory description program which has been initiated in the United Kingdom.
www.washear.org /fccc.htm   (10349 words)

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