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APF(American Police Force) Show Up IN HARDIN, Montana-Comandeer Jurisdiction
http://www.kulr8.com/news/local/61320122.html ^ | Sep 24, 2009 at 7:00 PM MDT | By Nick Lough

Posted on 09/28/2009 11:51:20 PM PDT by ebiskit

BILLINGS - American Police Force officials showed up in Mercedes SUV's that had "Hardin Police" stenciled on the vehicles. The twist, the city of Hardin doesn't have a police department. Two Rivers Authority officials say having APF patrol the streets was never part of their agenda. "I have no idea. I really don't because that's not been a part of any of the discussions we've had with any of them," said Two Rivers Authority's Al Peterson. As it stands now the Big Horn County Sheriff's Department is contracted to patrol the city and APF has no jurisdiction. If that was changed Peterson says it would have to go through the city council. As for the jail contract with APF, both sides are yet to agree to a deal as bondholders rejected it again on Thursday morning. "It's a complicated issue there are a lot of tax laws to work through we were hoping to get it by Tuesday night now we're hoping to get it by Friday night," said Peterson. Officials say the contract only deals with the detention facility and a police training center. There's no mention of a homeless shelter, animal shelter, or any services for the area. "That was never in the contract to begin with. I think it was on a wish list of what Captain Michael wanted to do here," said Peterson. American Police Force officials plan to stay in the area for the next month.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: americanpoliceforce; apf; balkans; billings; criminals; donutwatch; hardin; hardinapf; kla; leo; montana; police; private; sheriff; tinfoilcity
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1 posted on 09/28/2009 11:51:20 PM PDT by ebiskit
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To: ebiskit; All
Found some corresponding links 4 more info.

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Montana Town Taken Over By National Civilian Security Force Link description

City of Hardin & surrounding area is now becoming a police state!

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2 posted on 09/29/2009 12:00:50 AM PDT by ebiskit (South Park Republican ( I see Red People ))
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To: ebiskit

APF scrod up.


3 posted on 09/29/2009 12:05:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: ebiskit
It appears this is a military contractor group. Not liking this at all.

http://www.americanpolicegroup.com/
4 posted on 09/29/2009 12:08:28 AM PDT by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: ebiskit

Has anybody ever asked and got an answer from the president what he meant about a national security force as strong as the military? Or should we add that to the list of unmentionables?

This is not the change real citizens expected.


5 posted on 09/29/2009 12:09:12 AM PDT by swheats (America! America! God mend thine every flaw, Confirm thy soul in self-control, Thy liberty in law!)
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To: LucyT

Looky!!!...


6 posted on 09/29/2009 12:09:43 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: randomhero97

Supposedly they are a recycler of ex-cops.


7 posted on 09/29/2009 12:16:39 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: ebiskit

Something’s not right here... this “APF” is awful flashy for a genuine contracting outfit. Their website (registered thru a proxy, btw) is full of spelling and grammar errors, and plastered with stock photo imagery. And why are they wearing the arms of the Kingdom of Serbia?

Is this some sort of viral marketing for an upcoming movie?


8 posted on 09/29/2009 12:17:27 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: ebiskit
From this page: http://www.americanpolicegroup.com/weapon.html

American Police Force (APF) offers the world's finest products and services to the military, police, and security professionals. We present to you our comprehensive product category list:

Weapons & Equipment Sales - INTL ONLY

Security Systems Military Supplies.
Duffle bags, tritium compasses, Alice packs, pistol belt, thermo gear, 1st aid kits, and M17 bags.
Shields, riot gear, police and military uniforms, cooling vests, body armor, ballistics vests, hazmat suites.
Police Cars, trucks, command and control vehicles, fire trucks, ambulances, towing trucks, fuel trucks, general shop vehicles, passenger busses, vans, water transport trucks, 4 WD trucks and other specialty vehicles.
All United States made handguns, shot guns and U.S. major selection weapons.
Fire Machine Guns and associated accessories including cleaning kits.
9mm hand guns & AK 47's.
Unit level armors kit, ammunitions.
Telecommunication (Thuraya Satellite telephone, cell/mobile phones, Motorola GP 320 Handheld UHF/VHF Radios, battery cells and more).
IT Systems (computers, laptops, fax machines, copiers, scanners, cartridges, scanners, printers, etc).
Body Armor, batons, fire glass riot helmet, and shin guards, & megaphones.
Armored cars and vehicles (Vans, SUVs, Cars, and trucks). Police riot equipment.
Force Protection- WMD.
Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (WMD).
Monitoring and Access Control Systems.
X Ray, robot systems, mine clearing, tools, explosives/perforators, and disposal containers.


Huh?
9 posted on 09/29/2009 12:18:51 AM PDT by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: B-Chan
The sheriff & township contracted w/ them to run prison ops, but they seem to have taken over other areas of jurisdictional authority w/o approval of the City Council.

Strange things are certainly afoot at the Circle-K

tahDeetz

10 posted on 09/29/2009 12:21:49 AM PDT by ebiskit (South Park Republican ( I see Red People ))
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To: B-Chan

Life stranger than fiction.

As for the typogaffes...

I saw an ad the other day from a prestigious laboratory looking for applicants with doctoral degrees for “advance” [sic] research. I guess they did not have “advance” proof reading for their ad.


11 posted on 09/29/2009 12:23:39 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: B-Chan

I can’t find anything on the net about this,,,

Still lookin’...


12 posted on 09/29/2009 12:25:31 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: ebiskit

Maybe consider posting this on the Montana Freeper page see if anyone is close enough to verify. Just a thought


13 posted on 09/29/2009 12:25:57 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (In Defense of Liberty.........Radicalism may be necessary.)
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To: ebiskit

An earlier report simply said they had stuck the “official” logos on their cars, and then took them off at the city’s insistence. What this says to me is some way over eager yokel doing the hard hard sell. It is not time for tin foil.


14 posted on 09/29/2009 12:26:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: ebiskit; All

Could this have something to do with Montana’s recent 10th Amendment push-back & the nose-thumbing they gave the BATFE with the recently passed legislation that expressed Montana’s 2nd Amendment preeminence?

tD


15 posted on 09/29/2009 12:26:36 AM PDT by ebiskit (South Park Republican ( I see Red People ))
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To: ebiskit

Let the Reynolds company keep their aluminum.


16 posted on 09/29/2009 12:28:21 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: ebiskit
Not much on the Tubes about this APF. Almost all of the articles I've been able to find that mention them are from small-town Montana TV stations and papers -- easy targets for viral marketers. I did find this AP article in a two-week-old issue of the SF Examiner:
Mont. jail contract worth $2.6M a year
By: MATTHEW BROWN
Associated Press
09/18/09 5:50 PM PDT

BILLINGS, MONT. — An obscure California security company was planning a jobs fair next week as it prepared to pay $2.6 million annually to take over a rural Montana jail that the company plans to expand into a military and police training center.

Some of those activities could involve training military and police from overseas — including Afghanistan — to run detention centers and provide security in their home countries, said company representatives and an official in Hardin, the city that built the $27 million jail.

Skepticism lingered because of a refusal by the company, Santa Ana, Calif.-based American Police Force, to say where it would get $30 million it says it will invest in the project.

It's also unclear where the prisoners and trainees would come from.... [Moar]

And again -- what the connection with the royal house of Serbia? If this is for real, it's mighty strange. Anybody in Santa Ana care to visit the company headquarters (1202 East 17th Street, Suite 200, Santa Ana, CA 92701) and check it out?
17 posted on 09/29/2009 12:32:06 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: ebiskit

Later


18 posted on 09/29/2009 12:34:09 AM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: B-Chan

Moar?


19 posted on 09/29/2009 12:34:13 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Meme (NSFW).

MOAR MOAR MOAR

20 posted on 09/29/2009 12:38:17 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: randomhero97

Their office appears to be mail drop in a good neighborhood of DC.

1701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300 is suspiciously crowded.

Among the tenants sharing suite 300 with American Police Force are

Wendt Partners
Phase Legal, LLC
Uyghur American Association/Uyghur Human Rights Project
The Event Planning Group LLC
Rhodes & Weinstock, LLC
National Abstinence Education Association
Palisades Capital Advisors
Matthew T. Famiglietti, Esq.

It’s a “virtual office.”

http://www.davincivirtual.com/virtual-office-locations/location.asp?l=414

Not a very impressive headquarters.


21 posted on 09/29/2009 12:44:07 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: MediaMole

Their west coast headquarters is in a low-rent office building next to a strip mall.

It sounds like some sort of scam.


22 posted on 09/29/2009 12:48:12 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: MediaMole

If so the city better beware


23 posted on 09/29/2009 12:55:05 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Been watching this on the local and state news...

I’m a couple towns away. Seems harmless.


24 posted on 09/29/2009 1:01:02 AM PDT by This_far (u)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

LOL,,, “The American Police Force officials plan to stay in the area for the next month.”

The APF Better Beware!!!

Baaad place to start a fight,,,

Cowboy Country!...;0)


25 posted on 09/29/2009 1:06:09 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: B-Chan

Chan Freeper is channing.


26 posted on 09/29/2009 1:08:55 AM PDT by TheLurkerX (If you want renewable energy, I'm sure the founding fathers are spinning in their graves.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Don’t know about spoiling for a fight, but if the organization is bogus, its representatives might be the first ones in that new jail...


27 posted on 09/29/2009 1:09:09 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: This_far

Appreciate your comments. ty.


28 posted on 09/29/2009 1:09:47 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (In Defense of Liberty.........Radicalism may be necessary.)
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To: NY Attitude

Ping for later


29 posted on 09/29/2009 1:13:26 AM PDT by NY Attitude (Make love not war but be prepared for either.)
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To: Outlaw Woman

My pleasure (still watching though)

Background info...

Jail was built on speculation funded by town bonds. The facility was intended to bring jobs (through those in need of incarceration).

Montana didn’t see the need to use the facility. It’s been idle for years.

A ‘recent’ news article (TV) is what brought it to attention (possible transfer of Guantanamo internees).


30 posted on 09/29/2009 1:20:49 AM PDT by This_far (u)
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To: ebiskit; HiTech RedNeck; randomhero97

Many security companies (especially high-end) have a paramilitary/SWAT type force:
http://reynoldssecurity.com/TeamBlack


31 posted on 09/29/2009 1:26:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just looks like it might be a low budget wannabe if not a fraud


32 posted on 09/29/2009 1:28:50 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardin,_Montana

“The Hardin City Council and the Two Rivers Authority have proposed that, when the Guantanamo Bay prison is closed down, some of the detainees there be transferred to Two Rivers.[8] Montana’s state and federal officials have universally rejected its fitness and use for Guantanamo detainees.”
~~~
This “APF” seem to be FOOLS!!!

The locals ain’t gunna put up with their Krap,,,

Mite be “Boot Hill” for them Outsiders...;0)


33 posted on 09/29/2009 1:32:09 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You mean the ones in the article?

Why are these APF personnel shown in Soviet bloc/Warsaw Pact style uniforms?


34 posted on 09/29/2009 1:35:57 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Get them surplused at next to nothing!


35 posted on 09/29/2009 1:36:54 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: TheLurkerX

I never go on the ‘chans. That’s the bottom of the Internet.


36 posted on 09/29/2009 1:43:13 AM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

yeah, mine @ 30

http://indiancountrynews.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3450&Itemid=33

http://www.billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_1e4823dc-a4ba-11de-b621-001cc4c03286.html

By the by, the ‘locals’ aren’t all that well off. That’s why the prison was built there. (some considered taking in the Guantanamos!)


37 posted on 09/29/2009 1:45:36 AM PDT by This_far (u)
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To: B-Chan

lol, from the depths, where memes are born.


38 posted on 09/29/2009 1:47:08 AM PDT by TheLurkerX (If you want renewable energy, I'm sure the founding fathers are spinning in their graves.)
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To: ebiskit

How about those pimp wheels on the Mercedes? They won’t be able to keep tires on those rigs if they drive them hard!


39 posted on 09/29/2009 1:53:28 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (THE SECOND AMENDMENT, A MATTER OF FACT, NOT A MATTER OF OPINION)
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To: This_far

TANKS a bunch for the info,,,

Makes sense now,,,

Land Grab!...;0)


40 posted on 09/29/2009 1:53:30 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: scott7278

Bookmarked.


41 posted on 09/29/2009 1:54:21 AM PDT by scott7278 (Obama, Klaatu barada nikto!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

APF

KLA

Get it?
APF says they have only been active in the US for 5 years.

42 posted on 09/29/2009 2:12:02 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1.)
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To: MestaMachine

Is the double headed eagle unique to Serbia?


43 posted on 09/29/2009 2:15:42 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

If this is, as I suspect, KLA connected, these operatives are most likely muslims. If that is true, and they are planning to ship Gitmo detainees to the prison in Hardin where these guys will be in charge.....
It sounds like they are casing the terrain.
Well. It stinks.


44 posted on 09/29/2009 2:18:06 AM PDT by MestaMachine (One if by land, 2 if by sea, 3 if by Air Force 1.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Land grab? I didn’t get that from the links. (might be me)

From news reports past week, it will actually be MORE beneficial to the town (by 3 times) than if the state had used the facility as built/intended.

The Mayor was on the local news saying so, thanking the Governor for not using the jail.


45 posted on 09/29/2009 2:18:53 AM PDT by This_far (u)
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To: This_far

Your link,,,

http://indiancountrynews.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3450&Itemid=33


46 posted on 09/29/2009 2:20:59 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: MestaMachine

You make a great point!!!

Maybe they made a deal with the Crow ?

It Stinks aw’rite!!!...


47 posted on 09/29/2009 2:24:19 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: MestaMachine

Post # 46...


48 posted on 09/29/2009 2:25:09 AM PDT by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: MestaMachine

Someone clue in somebody if this is going on. We can’t have a bunch of hicks bamboozle by a gang of Moose.


49 posted on 09/29/2009 2:25:28 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

The Bummer Crow?


50 posted on 09/29/2009 2:26:42 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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