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 State Of The City reports 
 Vince Howard: Avon and Somerset Police Federation - Why don't police arrest wealthy elite criminals?
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Second hour: investigative reports: with Vince Howard from Avon & Somerset Police Federation: Interview with Vince Howard, new Chairman of Avon and Somerset Police Federation: cuts to police officers – 700 gone – 20% - officer burnout, picking up work from other cuts e.g. mental health; is anyone too big to jail? Crown Prosecution Service – reasonable chance of conviction; Theresa May, Home Secretary, and the Police Federation conference this week in Birmingham – member subscription, insurance and services, property portfolio; Hillsborough cover-up – police used power for a cover up, Police complaints at the IPCC and accountability, blame culture; a shortage of firearm officers? – policing by consent, tasers, terrorism, losing neighbourhood cops, 'Shoot Through' policy; guns and drugs available in prisons; police independent from intelligence agencies; decriminalising of drugs; should we pay more for police or should they do less? 100 year anniversary of 1916 Sykes-Pico Agreement: end of the Ottoman Empire; Balfour declaration; significance of oil. Mark Lane, US lawyer and author, died at 89 this week – he was famous for being the first person to question the official story of the killing of JFK: CIA didn't like the 'assassination theories' he and others had been coming up with so deliberately popularised the term 'conspiracy theory' to belittle those questioning the official account. Clip of James Files recorded in prison explaining how he shot JFK along with others as part of a Chicago Mafia hit team which included Charles Nicoletti, Johnny Roselli; interview with Mark Lane, author of 'Last Word, My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK' (2011) discussing the secret group within the CIA, the IA, responsible for planned assassinations of heads of states and also details of killing of JFK and why he was killed. JFK assassination investigator Mark Lane died this week.

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