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How does this exactly work?

Postby raja » Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:27 pm

Maybe GS or Super can explain one particular point to me.

I was trying to look at the reporting structure of Washington (DC) Police - I find this sentence on their wiki page.

The MPD has a unique role among law enforcement in the United States in that it serves as a local police department, with county, state and federal responsibilities, and is under a municipal government but operates under federal authority.

How exactly does this work? What does being "under a municipal government" mean? Who does the dept report to?

Please explain to me in simple language. I am interested in just this particular aspect of functioning of the police.

Thanks.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metropo ... f_Columbia

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Re: How does this exactly work?

Postby Going South » Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:45 pm

It's like Chandigarh police role. Think of goa.