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"Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it. Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim - when he defends himself - as a criminal."
~ Frederic Bastiat

Minn. town to replace police with private security force

open quoteThe central Minnesota town of Foley tried having its own police department and contracting with the county sheriff’s department for law enforcement.

Now, in an effort to save money, the city with a population of 2,600 is making a controversial move few others have done: Starting in January, it plans to employ a private security company to patrol its streets.

Foley is believed to be the first town in Minnesota to replace its police force with private guards, according to the Minnesota attorney general’s office.close quote (Read more)

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