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FRIDAY, JUN 27, 2014  |  6 comments
Massachusetts SWAT teams claim they’re private corporations

As it turns out, a number of SWAT teams in the Bay State are operated by what are called law enforcement councils, or LECs. These LECs are funded by several police agencies in a given geographic area and overseen by an executive board, which is usually made up of police chiefs from member police departments. In 2012, for example, the Tewksbury Police Department paid about $4,600 in annual membership dues to the North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council, or NEMLEC. (See page 36 of linked PDF.) That LEC has about 50 member agencies. In addition to operating a regional SWAT team, the LECs also facilitate technology and information sharing and oversee other specialized units, such as crime scene investigators and computer crime specialists.

Some of these LECs have also apparently incorporated as 501(c)(3) organizations. And it’s here that we run into problems. According to the ACLU, the LECs ...


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kjg | Amerika  Protected NameFind all comments by kjg
We are in a world of hurt when Mayberry Police receive a grant from DHS. It will be terrible when Barney Fife and Andy are dressed in black fatigues and tactical gear, driving around in an armored personnel carrier, going after Floyd the barber and Otis.
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Erik | South Carolina  Find all comments by Erik
Well if they are private corporations they better not come to my house with out real police presence with them or they may find themselves shot.
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pennned  Find all comments by pennned
used to be this thing called a sheriff, but they needed to make us safe, so we had to trade out balance of powers for something more progressive, so here we go with more safety. and corporations now rule with their multibillion dollar contracts. double the fun.
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". . . According to the ACLU, the LECs are claiming that the 501(c)(3) status means that they’re private corporations, not government agencies. And therefore, they say they’re immune from open records requests. "

Isn't this how the Nazi's began their activity separate from the government? Then, they became the government.

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well, this pretty much sums up. the brave new world we've made, but hey, its revenue...
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