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There was also...

A time that victims weren't beaten up for being "less than respectful".

Using force to demand respect is the work of bullies and thugs.

Actually though, there has never been a time that was truly the case. Cops have always been and always will be a thug force.

You may be thinking of sheriffs. There is a clear reason why sheriff's behave better than cops, which I can explain my theory if you are interested.

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