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How to make the police more accountable- play the veteran card

http://www.courier-journal.com

Judging the man to be a homeless panhandler, a police officer asked him to leave, a confrontation ensued, a Taser was drawn, other officers were called and the man was taken down and handcuffed. The man cuffed and threatened with jail was neither homeless nor panhandling. He was a Purple Heart and multiple Bronze Star recipient. His case has resulted in an internal police investigation, sharp questioning from Fort Knox officials, and a potential lawsuit. But it also has prompted a new mandatory training program for police. Louisville Metro Police Lt. Col.

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Police get help with violent vets

http://www.policeone.com

First they identify veterans as a threat with the homeland security memo and now the police are specifically training to take down veterans as potential threats with federal money.

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Vet Checks Wrong Box, Faces Charges

http://www.news4jax.com

Now, Dawkins, a Navy reservist and decorated Army combat photographer who served in Iraq, is in jail, charged with passport fraud. He's facing 10 years in prison for what could be a simple misunderstanding.

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The TSA finally caught someone!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Transportation Security Administration officers detected explosives in his baggage during security screening at Yuma International Airport. A subsequent search found a half ounce of C4 explosive hidden in a tobacco can inside one of the bags. Wey was detained for investigation and interviewed by FBI agents.

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Mass state trooper faces string of charges

http://www.boston.com

A Massachusetts State Police trooper and Army war hero was arrested after a chaotic scene unfolded early yesterday morning when he allegedly drove drunk and crashed his car on his Dorchester street, pointed a gun at an off-duty Boston police officer, and then ran into his house and fired his gun into a ceiling. He came outside and was wrestled to the ground by responding officers.

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84-year-old vet suffers broken neck after police takedown

http://www.cfnews13.com

An elderly man is in critical condition after being thrown to the ground by a police officer. It happened Saturday night near North Orange Avenue after police say Daniel Daley put his hands on the cop.

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VA to allow veterans to use medical marijuana

http://www.foxnews.com

Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal, according to new federal guidelines.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/07/24/new-guidance-va-allow-medical-marij...

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AN OPEN LETTER OF RECONCILIATION & RESPONSIBILITY TO THE IRAQI PEOPLE

http://org2.democracyinaction.org

Two soldiers from Bravo Company 2-16, the company depicted in the video, have written an open letter of apology to the Iraqis who were injured or lost loved ones during the attack that, these former soldiers say, is a regular occurrence in this war.

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