Tag: French police

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Mass for French Officer Whose Sacrifice ‘Saved the Nation’

TREBES, France (AP) — A French bishop paid tribute Sunday to a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a supermarket employee held hostage by an Islamist extremist, saying his heroic sacrifice helped save the nation.

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TIMELINE: Islamist Attacks in France This Year Focus on Security Forces

PARIS (AP) — Attacks in France by Islamic extremists since 2015 have killed more than 200 “soft targets” — concertgoers, cartoonists and people celebrating Bastille Day. But French security forces are increasingly becoming the focus of the violence.

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French Police Seek 3 Suspects in Paris Train Station Attack Plot

PARIS (AP) — French police searched Tuesday for three men suspected of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired attack after authorities conducted a major operation at a Paris train station. A ticket vendor in the northern town of Valenciennes thought she

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Police Lock Down Paris Train Station, Evacuate Passengers

PARIS (AP) — Police poured into Paris’ Gare du Nord station late Monday, evacuating passengers from platforms and sealing off the area for several hours in a new security scare to hit the French capital.

BEAUCAIRE, FRANCE - JANUARY 11: Police stand guard duing the far-right Front National Unity rally 'Marche Republicaine' on January 11, 2015 in Beaucaire, France. The French far-right National Front (FN) held their own rally after being excluded from the Paris unity rally. An estimated one million people have converged in …

French Police Defy Their Unions to Vote For Le Pen

Despite being told by their unions not to vote for anti-mass migration presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, many French police are voting for Le Pen, who they feel will restore law and order to France. The police union “Alliance” have made

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Majority of French Armed Police Support Marine Le Pen

A newly released study shows armed French police, known as the Gendarmerie, overwhelmingly support anti-mass migration candidate Marine Le Pen over her rivals in the French presidential race.

LYON, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 04: Election campaign material at the launch of the Marine Le Pen National Front Presidential campaign in the Centre de Congres on February 4, 2017 in Lyon, France. One of the most unpredictable French elections has got underway, with National Front leader promising to protect the …

French Police Raid Offices of Marine Le Pen

French police have raided the headquarters of Front National presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over “fake job” claims while she is currently on a trip to Lebanon. The raid took place Monday afternoon at the Front National (FN) headquarters in Nanterre,

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French Police Role Play Euro 2016 Terror Attacks

The French emergency services have begun holding training drills simulating terrorist attacks on Euro 2016 supporters ahead of the tournament this summer. One drill has played out a scenario similar to the Paris attacks of last year in which jihadis

A police car is parked near the Eiffel tower, on March 22, 2016 in Paris.

Report: French Police Must Confront Islamists In Their Ranks

A shocking new confidential report obtained by a French newspaper reveals that French police have a growing problem with Islamists in their own ranks. German weekly Junge Freiheit reports that French publication La Parisien was able to obtain a confidential report from the French Ministry of