"What part of serve and protect don't you understand?"
When was the last time that you saw ANY police vehicle with those words used as their 'mantra' - instead of the 911 EMERGENCY plastered along the side?
IMO, the police have silently changed their mantra (to GOD knows what) while the public still assumes its the 'serve and protect'.
As a member of the 'public' I dont have to call on the police all that often, all though I will say that when I have done so, I was the one that was put under extreme suspicion as opposed to the 'bad guy'.
I've got a cousin who has been a 911 operator for years now (10+) and from talking to her, its like they are the ones who will serve and protect you, while the police are the 'grunts' NOTHING more.
The 'to serve and protect' mantra of the police, across the country has gone out the window a while ago... Its just that the public at large still thinks (hopes/wishes?) its in effect.
This would nix any 'he said/she said' arguments, in which the cops word has always been assumed to be correct, regardless of anything else. Taking away that assumption, means 1) they accept they cant be trusted, and 2) they cant just do what they want anymore.
No one in their right mind, who abuses their power would EVER want this..
According to this, shouldn't the NSA be encouraging pirating then?
Considering that the NSA wants to be able to snoop on all their enemies (IE: everyone) and a compromised system is easier to snoop on than not. Shouldn't the US government ultimately be encouraging copyright theft then?
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