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Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: Intelligent discussions on ffxu ()
Date: April 14, 2019 08:30PM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gendarmerie

Otherwise known as a "rural" police/paramilitary force.

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Re: Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: My6f9 ()
Date: April 14, 2019 08:31PM

We the people

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Re: Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: Bill.N. ()
Date: April 14, 2019 08:45PM

More likely Posse Comitatus.

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Re: Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: eesh ()
Date: April 14, 2019 08:50PM

Gendarmeries are typically a branch of the nation's military and act as law enforcement for civilian populations. As someone already pointed out, the Posse Comitatus prohibits the military of the United States as acting as such. This doesn't apply to the National Guard when it is under state authority...but when Guardsmen are called up to Federal service, the Posse Comitatus applies.

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Re: Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: Walker Texas Ranger ()
Date: April 14, 2019 09:07PM

walker_texas_ranger.jpg

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Re: Why doesn't the United States have any kind of Gendarmerie?
Posted by: eesh ()
Date: April 14, 2019 09:10PM

Walker Texas Ranger Wrote:
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That was a really stupid show. The acting was so cheesy and it looked like it was recorded on a camcorder.

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