Is American (Private) Police Force Brushing Up its Image?

By Beacon Staff

Talking Points Memo, which has been covering the situation in Hardin as American Police Force moves to take over the town’s empty jail, notices that the company has a new Web site and new name. From TPM:

We knew that American Police Force, the shadowy private security company that has taken over an empty jail in a small Montana town, has a history of making outlandish and flat-out bogus claims. And it now appears that the company is taking some of the criticism to heart.

The firm, which is now calling itself American Private Police Force (feel better?), has toned down — ever so slightly — some of its colorful Web site’s claims.

The new Web site home page:

The old Web site home page:

Read all of TPM’s coverage here.

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