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Police using military-grade equipment concerns some Augusta-area residents

...expressed concern for how the equipment is used during SWAT deployments, especially ones involving drug busts."The use of paramilitary weapons and tactics to conduct ordinary law enforcement ? especially to wage the failed War on Drugs and most aggressively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-23/police-using-military-
Democrats' answer? Spend

...clear:? growth in federal employees;? growth in union revenues as dues-paying membership increases;? growth in paramilitary/law enforcement personnel to offset decrease in military strength;? growth in federal agencies' budgets and power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-17/democrats-answer-spend
Habersham County drug raid disaster highlights need for police reform

...assault rifles, explosive devices, machine guns and other tactical equipment.While police continue to stockpile such paramilitary armament, they also are increasingly deploying SWAT team forces nationwide. Since 1981, the number of SWAT team deployments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/habersham-county
England captain Steve Gerrard hasn't decided on retirement

...play.Slogans written on his chest and back included "HH", signifying Heil Hitler, and "SS," referring to the Nazi paramilitary unit. ARGENTINA: Angel Di Maria blames the opponents for the team's unconvincing performances at the World Cup.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-22/england-captain-stev
Specially trained Iraqi guerrillas leading resistance, officials say

WASHINGTON -- Specially trained paramilitary guerrillas and Saddam Hussein's security forces are leading...The Fedayeen are specially trained in guerilla warfare and paramilitary tactics and in years past have been used by Saddam's regime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/24/ira_474205.shtml
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Isolated disease wins doctor honor

...For 10 years, Ana Maria Abreu-Velez braved guerrilla and paramilitary warfare in Colombia to find out why men in a certain remote...environmentally ravaged and remote area as a hide-out. Then paramilitary groups moved in to fight the rebels. The only way Dr. Abreu-Velez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/16/met_404770.shtml
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Soldiers, surveillance are in Olympic security plan

TURIN, Italy - Paramilitary police in battle fatigues patrol narrow mountain roads and guard entrances to venues in Turin and in the nearby Alps. Out of sight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/15/oly_43730.shtml
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US court revives Colombia coal killings lawsuit

ATLANTA - A lawsuit claiming an Alabama coal company executive paid paramilitary forces to kill three Colombian union leaders was revived Thursday when an appeals court ruled the victims' children could sue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-04/us-court-revives-colombia-co
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Government will put out contract for site security

The U.S. Energy Department will solicit new proposals this year for paramilitary security services at Savannah River Site, valued at $100 million to $150 million per year. The contract with the current provider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-06-11/government-will-put-out-contr
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Wreck delays bicycle adventure

Traveling on a motorized bike from Alaska to Argentina carries all kinds of inherent dangers, from paramilitary forces in Colombia to Mexican bandits.But Will Adams has always been more concerned about other drivers."You can't talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-23/wreck-delays-bicycle-adventur
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