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Ray Aldridge, a member of FTPA, searches a Thai woman's purse after a... News PhotoAdult,Business,Corporate Business,Crime,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Justice - Concept,Law,Organized Group,Pattaya,Politics,Searching,Stealing,Thailand,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesPATTAYA, THAILAND - JULY 31: Ray Aldridge, a member of FTPA, searches a Thai woman's purse after a robbery is reported on July 31, 2014 in Pattaya, Thailand. Since 2002, members of the Foreign Tourist Police Assistants (FTPA) of Pattaya have been assisting local police on Walking Street, Pattaya's main nightlife area. Members of the FTPA carry handcuffs, batons, and pepper spray, and are charged primarily with assisting foreign visitors and the Thai police, as well as breaking up fights and catching thieves. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)