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Texas Bill Would Allow Some Military Vets to Skip Police Training

Texas lawmakers will likely see a bill in the next legislative session allowing some military veterans to skip most police academy training en route to becoming a sworn police officer.

The bill will be named for highly decorated Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who was working with Dalworthington Gardens Chief of Police and a Tarrant County Constable on the idea before Kyle was murdered on February 2nd.

Source: CBS Dallas. Read full article. (link)

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  • Andrew S.||

    If you're going to consider the police to be a paramilitary organization, this does make perfect sense.

  • AlgerHiss||

    This is incredibly stupid and dangerous. These two disciplines are mixed at our own peril.

    In fact, I would say if one was ever in the military, that ought to be a disqualifier for civilian peace keeping.

  • C. S. P. Schofield||

    I wonder what Lawdog thinks of the idea?

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