Police Gear Stolen; Terrorism Link Feared

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http://www.washtimes.com/national/20030724-113346-3848r.htm Hundreds of badges, uniforms, identification cards, and decals have been stolen from police agencies in five states. The Department of Homeland Security is urging law enforcement units to guard against the theft of equipment that may be used by terrorists, the Washington Times says. Homeland Security said attempts to acquire the equipment – including police vehicles – "would be consistent with the tactics and techniques of al Qaeda and other extremist groups." Stressing that it had no specific information that . . .

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