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Indian IB warns against terror strike

NEW DELHI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- India’s Intelligence Bureau has warned the government of more possible terror strikes in Hyderabad city.

India lacks forces to fight terror

NEW DELHI, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- India says it is difficult to fight a war against terrorism as the country does not have adequate police force.

Beheading suspect killed

MBASE, Nigeria, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A Nigerian man accused of beheading five women has been killed in a confrontation with police.

Indian police busy protecting politicians

NEW DELHI, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- India's police says terrorists have been able to strike as the forces are geared up to protect politicians from Maoists rebels in Andhra Pradesh state.

Forensic scientist fired in Lansing

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A State Police forensic scientist has been fired from her post in Lansing, Mich., for using her equipment to test her ex-husband's clothes.

Gator fished from Pennsylvania creek

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- An alligator spotted by a couple on a nature walk in Pennsylvania has been taken into custody by state police and put in a home.

Five killed in medevac plane crash

ALBUQUERQUE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- State police say all five people aboard have been killed in the crash of a medevac plane in southern New Mexico.

Alaskan police find woman's body in car

PALMER, Alaska, July 29 (UPI) -- A traffic stop of an allegedly drunken driver in Palmer, Alaska, this weekend intensified after police found the body of a woman inside his car.

Police kill boy who had toy gun

MEMPHIS, June 23 (UPI) -- A 12-year-old Tennessee boy was killed by a police officer who thought the boy's gun was real, West Memphis police said.

Cop's kid not arrested

ALBUQUERQUE, May 24 (UPI) -- The son of the Albuquerque Police DWI commander was taken away by his father but not arrested after being stopped for suspicion of drunken driving, police said.

23 die in Mexico violence outbreak

ARIZPE, Mexico, May 19 (UPI) -- Authorities scoured northern Mexico Friday, looking for remnants of a drug cartel after shootings left least 17 of its men and six police officers dead.

Court admits petition against Indian state

NEW DELHI, May 3 (UPI) -- Police in India's Gujarat state have two weeks to submit to India's Supreme Court a report on the deaths of a Muslim couple in 2005.

Police bullet killed N.Y. trooper

ALBANY, N.Y., April 27 (UPI) -- The shot that killed a New York State trooper was fired by police, after a bullet fired by the man troopers were pursuing bounced off his body armor.

Suspect in trooper death believed dead

KINGSTON, N.Y., April 26 (UPI) -- New York state police believe the suspect who shot two state troopers, killing one, in the Catskill Mountains region died in a house fire.

2 injured in Indiana prison riot

NEW CASTLE, Ind., April 24 (UPI) -- An inmate uprising at the New Castle Correctional Facility in Indiana Tuesday left two prison employees injured. Inmates in up to three cell houses took off their shirts and some began burning mattresses to defy guards about 2 p.m., the Indianapolis Star
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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.

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