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Rural Law Enforcement

In the Rural Law Enforcement section you'll find news reports and expert articles about what it means to be a police officer in rural America. Early in America’s history, officers rode on horseback from town to town, either alone or with a small posse. Police work has changed drastically since then, but if you patrol in a rural area, you probably have some idea how those cops felt.
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March 11, 2011
Calif. cops close beaches for tsunami advisory

Calif. cops close beaches for tsunami advisory

Closed Highway that runs along San Francisco's western coast and warned people to stay away from the beaches - Full Story
February 27, 2011

Philly cops taking top jobs in the quiet suburbs

"I would drink coffee... and read about the shootings," a Chief says. "Now I drink tea and read about auto accidents" - Full Story
February 26, 2011

Maine traffic stop yields Ecstasy cache

Discovered a backpack with a stash of about $1,800 worth of Ecstasy - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Video: Cop thrown 15 feet in icy wreck

The driver’s vehicle slid on the icy road, slamming into the squad car and knocking the second officer across the snow - Full Story
February 23, 2011

Fresh snow tracks lead Wyo. cops to burglars

Cheyenne police officers followed prints in the snow Sunday and caught two alleged car burglars - Full Story
February 14, 2011

Arizona tribal police officer killed by stray trailer

The officer had only been with the department for 30 days at the time of the accident - Full Story
February 11, 2011

Small town turns to cameras to cut crime

Residents weigh pros and cons of video surveillance - Full Story
February 03, 2011

Cop shoots defendant in Ala. courtroom

The judge pulled a gun on a crutch-swinging defendant who went wild after he was found guilty of harassment - Full Story
February 02, 2011

Gov. wants more cops on northern border

There is more known terrorist activity in Canada than in Mexico, yet only 1 percent of the border is being policed - Full Story
January 27, 2011
Fugitive Ore. cop shooter is avid outdoorsman

Fugitive Ore. cop shooter is avid outdoorsman

Cops believe he's holed up in a vacation home in a secluded neighborhood less than a block from the Pacific Ocean - Full Story



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