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Response to discntnt_irny_srcsm (Reply #111)

Mon May 24, 2021, 08:31 PM

114. I believe there is a need for "police".

Perhaps not defunded, but funding put where it is needed. APC's? Give/sell them to dept's, they will think of a way to use them. "If you give someone a hammer" saying, per se. Training needs improvement. The difference between a Glock and a Tazer, and being trained, by muscle memory, which area of belt to grab for each one, for just one example. Most dept's have limited funds for range training, and a lot of cops that aren't "gunny" are actually pretty poor shots, compared to the general gun culture. 1-200 rounds a year, (if that), do not make a good marksman. I have done some training with some local dept's (prior corrections), and could outshoot 99.9% of them.

As far as the "quartering", IIRC, soldiers were actually living with colonist families, who had to provide room/board for them. Law enforcement is paid a salary to perform a certain job, same as a politician.

Police serve a need, if you completely defunded them, and "got rid" of them, something totally different, (but actually the same), would replace it. Vigilante committees. "Community protectors". No one actually wants to be without some type of law enforcement, otherwise, civilization would become not so civil.

And the defining line between cop and soldier, is that cops are used internally, and soldiers externally, to the nation. "Supposed" to, anyway. A lot of NG troops being deployed internally, lately. Posse comitatus, (if followed).

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