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Texas department using Stormtroopers to recruit police trainees
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:07:28 UT

A Texas police department is using Stormtroopers from "Star Wars" to help recruit trainees for the department. Somewhere in here, there's a joke.

Law enforcement agencies rely on paid, unpaid reserve for extra support
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 04 Dec 2016 03:40:04 +0000

When he’s not on duty as chief of the O’Donnell Police Department, Bill Achey holds a second commission in a Young County town about 210 miles away.

Achey said he helps the Olney Police Department on a reserve basis, meaning whenever it needs assistance.

Some cities use paid, or even unpaid reserve officers who provide extra law enforcement support and get to keep their peace officer license without working at a department full time.


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Bacon smeared on Galveston restaurant owned by Muslim
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 3 Dec 2016 19:41:49 UT

Asad Khan got a call Sunday morning alerting him that something was wrong at his Galveston restaurant ZaZa Bar & Bites.

The 44-year-old business owner, who is Muslim, was shocked to find the front of his restaurant covered in bacon when he arrived.

"It shook me," Khan said. "It took me off guard because I wasn't expecting that."

WA Lottery
wacotrib.com / Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:04:12 -0600

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