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National police force takes the field in Clinton's 4th quarter

Editor, The Putnam Pit
For Project Censored

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. -The United States has created what amounts to a national police apparatus, funded by Washington and sometimes through state legislatures, and set into action by mandates tied to the cash - fight gangs, fight drugs in order to receive funds. Under the protection of increasingly police-oriented legislative restrictions on gathering information about police, these police task forces work secretly and with amazing resources. While some stories are partially covered by the hometown press, there is no official national count of crimes or murders committed by police, the Summer 1999 Project Censored/Putnam Pit Investigative Reporting Institute found.
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