Comment: 100% agree.

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100% agree.

frankly, govt (supposedly as one of consent of the governed BS), police don't have any powers we didn't delegate them, so legal doctrine-wise, they really are essentially glorified 'volunteer' citizen patrols, because we gotta make a living and can't run biz while doing patrols 24/7/365. LOL: well, in theory, anyway.

seriously, other than very specialized roles that need continuous evolution of knowledge and techniques (homicide investigation, CSI (within reason; all evidence should have a 100% 3rd party and continuous transparent chain of custody; for more click on the 1st link below), REAL hostage rescues, not SWAT, and regional bombsquads, etc.) it's high time we abolish the very notion of 'police':
http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2308809
http://www.dailypaul.com/246860/will-grigg-keep-the-gun-and-...

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

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