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  • Quicker Police Response Urged For Non-Emergencies

    At noon on Christmas Day Rodney Williams reported to the police that a chain saw and other power equipment had been stolen from the Munson Street construction site where he’d been working. A police officer arrived an hour later, and Williams appreciates the careful work the officer is doing in the still-open case to find the perpetrator and potentially get back the equipment. However, he also wishes the cops could have come sooner. He’s not alone.

    New Haven Independent
  • Australia police examining packages left at consulates

    SYDNEY (AP) " Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances.Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages.The government Vic Emergency website noted [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Australian police examining suspicious packages at consulates

    SYDNEY — Several foreign consulates in Melbourne were evacuated Wednesday as Australian officials noted they were responding to multiple “hazardous material” events in the city. The Australian Federal Police said that police and emergency services were examining suspicious packages delivered to the foreign consulates. “The circumstances surrounding these incidents are being investigated,” the police said

    New York Post