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Reader feedback: Police get good mark

Re: Police break up organised car theft group, Volume 10, Number 47, December 6-12

With a few articles like this that I have read in The Slovak Spectator, it seems the Slovak Police Force is evolving into a very modern institution. It's not easy taking on organized crime, and the fact the Slovak police are in this game is indeed a very good sign.

Some acknowledgement for this positive change needs to be made.

Dave Volek, Brooks,
Alberta, Canada

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