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Code Red Alert Issued After Report Of ‘Multiple Deputies Down’

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Colorado shooting: 5 deputies shot, 1 fatally, in Douglas County

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US man charged with impersonating police officer to get Starbucks discount

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  • Buffalo man reportedly flashed fake badge and gun and said he was detective
  • Police charge 48-year-old with criminal impersonation of a police officer

Police in western New York have charged a man they say impersonated a police officer in an attempt to get discounted coffee.

WIVB-TV reports the man flashed a fake badge and gun at a Starbucks in Buffalo around 11pm. Friday. Police say the man claimed he was a detective and asked for a discount.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/12/new-york-starbucks-coffee-police

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A crime against fashion? Why Montreal police donned colourful cargo pants

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Forbidden from striking, officers in Montreal’s 4,600-strong police force wore non-regulation colourful cargo pants, checkered clown trousers and animal-print leggings in their three-year fight over pensions. They won a 20% pay rise

At the intersection of Saint Catherine Street and Stanley Street in downtown Montreal, it was hard to miss the group of police officers, standing outside the station, watching for jaywalkers. But the first thing you noticed was not the badges or the guns, but their fluorescent camouflage-print trousers.

This was not the official uniform of Montreal’s 4,600-person strong police force, the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal, or SPVM. Since July 2014 most officers have worn colourful trousers in protest against stagnant pay and proposed cuts to their pensions, over which they had been locked in a lengthy dispute with city hall. They said that since they had no right to strike, wearing camo-print trousers was the only way to express their unhappiness.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/dec/08/crime-fashion-montreal-police-cargo-pants-pensions

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Aspiring Obama assassin found by FBI thanks to cat hair & cigarettes

Preview A woman who posted an improvised explosive device (IED) to former US President Barack Obama has been identified after cat hair from the package matched with hair from the 46-year-old Texan’s pets.
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