Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Police encounters along the way

Here’s an interview with a journalist who is on a 7-year walk around the world. He reflects on the 42 times he has been stopped by police during the first two years of his trek. Advertisements

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Community policing in Saudi Arabia

This article reports on a local community policing effort in Saudi Arabia stifled by bureaucratic resistance within the national government. Community policing initiatives in other countries have often met a similar fate.

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Religion police

This international review identifies 17 nations with police that enforce religious norms, all located in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. These nations represent about 9% of the world’s countries.

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