Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Elite police in France complain of being used as dog walkers

The 600 officers of the Service de Protection des Hautes Personnalités (SPHP) are selected after grueling physical and psychological tests and trained to defend politicians against terrorism. They form one of France’s most elite police units — but they are fed up with the missions assigned to them: walking the dog, buying the bread or taking the spouse shopping.


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