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Rural Law Enforcement

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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$50K bail for accused cruiser-crushing farmer

Authorities said the suspect used a large farm tractor like a monster truck and drove over seven police vehicles - Full Story

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NY police save baby deer from 20-foot-deep manhole

NY police save baby deer from 20-foot-deep manhole

Officers spent several hours lifting up the fawn, then released it into the woods - Full Story

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Bill Tilghman may be 'the best of us all' Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Bill Tilghman may be 'the best of us all'

Bill Tilghman may have arrested and brought to justice more bad guys than any other lawman in his era — a 50-year careers which spanned from the “Wild West” into Prohibition - Full Story

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Vt. farmer crushes cruisers with tractor

Police say 34-year-old Roger Pion, angry about his arrest last month, destroyed more than half the department's fleet - Full Story

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Ex-deputy pleads guilty to Tenn. drug thefts

Knoxville News-Sentinel A former Hawkins County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to multiple charges... - Full Story

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Cop killer's release rekindles anguish in Ind.

The murder of a beloved officer brought fear, violence and upon killer's release, loss of faith in the criminal justice system - Full Story

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NC officer foils coyote's chase

Officer wrote in a report he first thought the coyote was a stray dog - Full Story

Columns

Investigating crime in rural areas Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Investigating crime in rural areas

Deputy Gary Nichols has worked in Moffat County, Colorado for 28 years. In January 2012 he won the Co... - Full Story

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Policing Mayberry: Misconceptions about 'rural' cops Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Policing Mayberry: Misconceptions about 'rural' cops

Television often portrays a rural lifestyle similar to that found on the Andy Griffith Mayberry RFD television series - Full Story

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Information sharing helps, but intelligence solves crime

By Dale Peet, Michigan State Police (ret.) PoliceOne Special Contributor I recently read (with great... - Full Story



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