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What do you think would happen if every Law Enforcement Officer in the country all called in sick?


A large percentage of our population is not very fond of Police Officers since the Ferguson shooting. Most cops I know personally are really good individuals, but I'm sure there are a few bad cops. What do you think would happen if our streets were bare of police for say a week straight? Who would you call when someone was trying to kick in the back door to your house? Many cities already have a very high crime rate. Imagine what the crime rate would be if there were no Police Officers on duty. I would not want to be living in a high crime area if this really happened.

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    Robert the Bruce 2 years ago

    Excellent observations, twayneking. We MUST ask these questions. What lawful purpose does a highly-militarized police force have?


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    Mike (Old Poolman) 2 years ago

    That they would.

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    Mike (Old Poolman) 2 years ago

    My point exactly. Without police protection the criminals would take over this country within days. It would not be safe to even leave your home to go shopping. The only thing keeping the creeps in check is the risk of going to jail.


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    Mike (Old Poolman) 2 years ago

    Chris, I have a feeling that very few have even thought about what it would be like if we had no police protection. That would not be a place I would want to be. As you said, most cops are really great people that love to help people.

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    Mike (Old Poolman) 2 years ago

    I asked this question to get others to think about what it would be like without any police protection at all. I also don't agree with the growing Police Power you mentioned. Abuse of power by any agency can be a serious matter.

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