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The beat Sri Lankan police barred from leaving the country The chief of Sri Lanka’s Criminal Investigation Department has issued a directive to the country’s airports to prevent police officers from leaving without permission. The …

Ice, ice baby—you’d better stop and listen

When the Australian law enforcement community continues to regularly break drug seizure records, it’s easy to assume that the supply of illicit drugs is being curtailed. Alarmingly, that’s not happening, and the government now needs …

The opioid problem in Australia: connecting the dots

With many drug users making the shift from heroin to methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) over the past decade, Australians know there’s an addiction problem here that could become significantly worse. Increasing use of synthetic …

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The beat Top cop says UK risks becoming ‘Orwellian’ police state The commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick, has warned that the UK could become a ‘ghastly, Orwellian, omniscient police state’ if law enforcement …