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Suspect identified in killing of Pa. state trooper ambushed at barracks

Suspect identified in killing of Pa. state trooper ambushed at barracks

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa., Sept. 16 (UPI) --A "survivalist" was identified Tuesday as a suspect in an ambush outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks that killed a trooper.
Frances Burns
UVA student disappears on her way home

UVA student disappears on her way home

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 16 (UPI) --Charlottesville Police are actively searching for 18-year-old Hannah Elizabeth Graham who was reported missing Sunday.
Aileen Graef
Pennsylvania trooper shot dead

Pennsylvania trooper shot dead

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa., Sept. 13 (UPI) --Ambush shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers leaves one dead, one hospitalized.
Danielle Haynes
Police: Boozy burglar passed out drunk at bar

Police: Boozy burglar passed out drunk at bar

MOUNT JEWETT, Pa., Sept. 9 (UPI) --Police in Pennsylvania said an intoxicated intruder broke into a closed bar and spread out on a kitchen table to take a drunken nap.
Ben Hooper
State police pull over driver with cardboard license plate

State police pull over driver with cardboard license plate

CHICOPEE, Mass., Sept. 3 (UPI) --A Massachusetts woman received a traffic citation after trying to fool state police into thinking her cardboard license plate was real.
Aileen Graef
Groom, two others arrested in wedding party brawl

Groom, two others arrested in wedding party brawl

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2 (UPI) --Pittsburgh police said a groom and two others were arrested following a wedding reception brawl that began with the groom flirting with a pregnant waitress.
Ben Hooper
Search expands for pilot of crashed U.S. military jet in rural Virginia

Search expands for pilot of crashed U.S. military jet in rural Virginia

DEERFIELD, Va., Aug. 28 (UPI) --The U.S. Air National Guard said Thursday that the search is expanding for the missing pilot whose F-15C Eagle crash landed in rural Virginia on Wednesday.
JC Finley
Speed, dangerous road factors in crash that killed 5

Speed, dangerous road factors in crash that killed 5

NORTH BABYLON, N.Y., Aug. 27 (UPI) --Family and friends are mourning five people including three children killed in a fiery crash on New York's Southern State Parkway on Saturday night.
Gabrielle Levy
Former FBI director Louis Freeh injured in car accident

Former FBI director Louis Freeh injured in car accident

BARNARD, Vt., Aug. 26 (UPI) --Former FBI director Louis Freeh was hospitalized Monday following a car crash in Vermont.
Gabrielle Levy
'True Detective' season two 'not as dark,' says HBO

'True Detective' season two 'not as dark,' says HBO

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 22 (UPI) --HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said season two of "True Detective" is "not as dark" as season one, but still looks "into the crevices of the soul."
Annie Martin
Michael Brown shot six times, autopsy shows

Michael Brown shot six times, autopsy shows

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 18 (UPI) --Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, preliminary autopsy results released Sunday night revealed.
Gabrielle Levy
Ferguson, Mo., stores looted overnight

Ferguson, Mo., stores looted overnight

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 16 (UPI) --Protesters return to looting, vandalizing businesses overnight in Ferguson, Mo.
Danielle Haynes

Fire under the Pulaski Skyway quickly extinguished

KEARNY, N.J., Aug. 15 (UPI) --A fire under New Jersey's aging Pulaski Skyway was quickly extinguished Friday afternoon.
Frances Burns
Mo. State Highway Patrol to take over security in Ferguson [UPDATE]

Mo. State Highway Patrol to take over security in Ferguson [UPDATE]

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 14 (UPI) --Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will remove St. Louis County police from Ferguson, after five days of clashes between protesters and cops showed no signs of slowing.
Gabrielle Levy
3 members of Vermont family arrested for DUI at the same crime scene

3 members of Vermont family arrested for DUI at the same crime scene

FLETCHER, Vt., Aug. 13 (UPI) --Three members of a Vermont family, Nicholas, Joshua and Brian Woodward, were arrested for DUI at the same crime scene after a single-car crash in Fletcher.
Evan Bleier
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State police (or State troopers) are a type of sub-national territorial police force, particularly in Australia and the United States. Some other countries have analogous police forces, such as the provincial police in some Canadian provinces, while in other places, the same responsibilities are held by national police forces.

Each state of Australia has its own state police force. Municipalities do not have police forces and it is left to the state forces to police the geographic areas within their respective states. Australia does have a national police force, the Australian Federal Police, whose role is to enforce the laws of the Commonwealth, both criminal law and civil law, as well as to protect the interests of the Commonwealth, both domestically and internationally. The AFP does, however, provide 'state' policing for the Australian Capital Territory, Jervis Bay Territory, and Australia's other external territories such as Norfolk Island.

Prior to the Federation of Australia, each Colony within Australia had numerous police forces, but these were largely amalgamated well before Federation.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "State Police."
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