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Gomez said Wednesday that there also will be an abundance of plainclothes officers, bomb dogs and helicopter surveillance.
The New York Police Department put together a security detail that included hundreds of extra uniformed patrol and plainclothes officers.
To play the part of a plainclothes police officer in a science fiction film set in the future (but filmed in the past) is to wear truly fantastic clothes.
Boldin’s cousin was shot to death by a plainclothes police officer after his van broke down on the side of a Florida highway in 2015 (the officer will go to trial this fall on manslaughter and attempted murder charges).
Miller said plainclothes officers are working behind the scenes in areas where world leaders are meeting or staying.
Unfortunately, Chinese plainclothes officers had followed two groups of defectors from the train to our apartment.
Representatives of Immigration and Customs Enforcement say that the arrests of undocumented immigrants last week by plainclothes officers who did not identify themselves to bystanders outside a Brooklyn courthouse were allowed under current policy.
These stones mark the night when plainclothes Nazi SS troops and local henchmen ousted Charlotte and Laura Waldeck from the dwelling, destroyed the Jewish family’s furniture and threw their other belongings onto the street.
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