Blackwater Connection

March 2, 2009

Southwestern College, in California, is under fire for a deal in which some of its police academy students are being trained at a facility run by the company previously known as Blackwater, the controversial company known for its security work in Iraq, The Union-Tribune reported. While critics say that the college shouldn't be associated with Xe, as the company is now known, college officials said that their own instructors are doing the training, and that they are just using a facility owned by the company.

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