Police, the

Police, the

homeloving and fearful of death, reluctant to combat the pirate band. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
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Combining a state system, HITS, with a local approach, SMART Partnerships, created a unique venture between police, the Washington State Department of Corrections, and the Attorney General's Office HITS Unit.
For Stephen Yagman and that criminal's mother to try to sue the police, the city and whoever because of the result of her son's despicable actions disgusts me, and I can only hope that they get slapped with a countersuit by the city of Los Angeles, and that justice is truly served by them getting thoroughly clobbered in court.
According to police, the manhunt began shortly after 9:40 a.
7) English studies have shown that when a woman, her friends, or her neighbors finally contact the police, the woman probably has been battered more than 30 times.
They must represent a coordinated effort by the police, the community, and other players, including policy makers.
Comprised of citizens, business owners, elected officials, representatives from public service and other key agencies, the media, and the police, the council sets priorities and goals for the police department.
Composed of FBI and CPD personnel, as well as personnel from the Chicago Housing Authority Police Department, the Illinois State Police, and the Cook County Sheriff's Police, the Joint Task Force on Gangs targeted high-ranking members of the Black Gangster Disciples Nation for investigation and prosecution.