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I found out it was unintended and a fun fact. In 2000, Vic Gabarini published in interview with the band, on Revolver Magazine. Here is an extract : Revolver: On Roxanne, the band's first big hit, there's a laugh followed by a weird piano chord in the beginning. What the hell was that all about? Copeland: Tell them what really happened, Sting. Tell them ...


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I'm not a legal expert, but there is not, to my knowledge, any law in the UK or the US against naming a band after a governmental agency, assuming no intent to deceive people. It seems clear that no reasonable person would go to see The Police (the band) in the expectation of seeing actual law enforcement officers on stage (Hot Pursuit notwithstanding). ...


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