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Archive for February 24th, 2015

Law Enforcement »

Greetings, Our first Willamette World News issue of the semester is out! In light of the current controversy and movements against police brutality, we have invited our returning international students to write about the law enforcement in their nations, specifically how they are viewed by society and their interactions with civilians. Have a good read! Lara, Hailee, […]

If only Sarlat-La-Canéda PD could compete with Brooklyn nine-nine… »

Of course, it was for the sake of my title. I have nothing against the police of Sarlat-La-Canéda -who could have anything against the policemen of such a charming old French village like this? But sometimes, I find myself thinking of how great it would be if the French law enforcement was half as cool […]

Die Polizei – Dein Freund und Helfer?! (The police – your friend and aid?!) »

The words “Die Polizei – Dein Freund und Helfer” (The police – your friend and aid) is the slogan of the police. These words were first used by Albert Grzesinki, the Prussion secretary of the interior, in 1926 as a preface for a police exhibition. This slogan is still used today and seen by the […]

“Knock Knock” “Who’s There?” “Police Constable O’Grady” “Sh*t, RUN!” »

Northern Irish law enforcement is a tricky topic and one that is very difficult to write about without presenting bias (something that can be very dangerous in my country), however I will try my best to contextualize my thoughts into a readable format for you guys (as well as hoping to poke fun at everything […]

“The two sides of the same coin” »

I always remember when I was very little that my mum and my grandma talked about the “policeman on the corner”… A feeling of nostalgia comes to me when I remember those days. Those were the days in which there was no feeling of insecurity where I lived.