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As more communities explore versions of “self-policing” or vigilantism, the police may not be summoned until situations become untenable
Police are increasing their presence amid a warning about a militia group’s “possible plot” to storm the building again
“We’re absolutely more careful,” said First Lt. Mike Shaw of the Michigan State Police. “Law enforcement is the face of the government. If you’re mad at the government, you’re mad at the police.”
Multiple threads on Facebook and Reddit urged militias and other armed people to head to the protests to protect businesses, researchers say
Family previously involved in showdown with federal government has occupied a building at a national wildlife refuge and is asking militia members to join them
Sentenced Friday to six months in jail for pointing a rifle at a sheriff’s deputy he mistook for a drug smuggler
Judge on Friday said the fact that two Ga. men likely could never have carried out a plot to target the government does not make their actions any less serious
An outspoken member of the American Patriots, a group of armed citizens patrolling the U.S.-Texas border near Brownsville, was arrested Monday
Coordination is challenging among the law enforcement entities alone. Armed civilian militias further complicate the effort
Presence of armed militia members working on their own has added one more variable to an already complex situation
The victory a rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country
Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said Cliven Bundy crossed the line when he allowed states’ rights supporters onto his property to aim guns at police
50 law enforcement officers raided the suspect’s parents’ mobile home last May