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Police end up in standoff with police in disguise

Australian police dressed in disguise to stage a mock robbery, leading to a standoff with undercover detectives, according to this report:

The incident is under investigation in the latest setback for the Gold Coast police region already reeling from allegations of drug-related corruption.
The fake robbery, which involved officers from the Coomera police station in April 2008, is the subject of an ongoing investigation from the Ethical Standards Command.
It is one of the ever-increasing number of incidents to attract the attention of the Crime and Misconduct Commission.

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By Washington Post Editors  |  February 9, 2010; 8:15 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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