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- abbr. certified professional secretary
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- Child Protective Services
- Current Population Survey
- Clean Plate Syndrome
- Crown Prosecution Service
- characters per second
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You can also select if you want CPM, CPA, CPS or CPS\% (pays a percentage of a sale).
The CPS is a voluntary, multiple-interview, household survey conducted by clearly identified employees of the U.S. government.
The possibility that families with one or more undocumented family members would get included in the sampling frame, much less voluntarily agree to participate in CPS is exceedingly low.
(I asked a friend recently retired from the Immigration Service whether he thought families with illegals might participate in CPS and he asked me what I had been smoking.)
I was not surprised at the video this goes on all the time in CPS schools where the population is 90% black.
The (CPS) statement said: “Having reviewed all of the available evidence, including that of an expert, the CPS is satisfied that the level of force used, including the use of handcuffs and CS spray was reasonable, necessary and proportionate.”
One of the reasons that CPS is so reluctant to prosecute people is that their pay is based on their conviction rate just as SMT and Chiefs can get bonuses if more old people and children are locked up for doing very little and Pcs are running round after crappy clear ups instead of being used to sort out the real crims.
My experience of CPS is that they manage their own case load and therefore will drop and take the easiest way out for themselves.
His report is remarkable for the extensive, kind words he has for local school councils, the elected parent-majority school governing bodies in CPS, hated by Mayor Daley and usually ignored by the local press.
But the CPS is responsible for the overwhelming proportion of all prosecutions in the UK.