Comment: How Many Police are Ex-Military?

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How Many Police are Ex-Military?

People who desire a uniform are frequently in search of power (for good or ill). Given our recent history, I would think all our military and paramilitary (police) groups have many individuals who have been taught to take lives, kill or be killed.

Even unarmed civilians are considered threats to be droned.

Studies have shown that societies with a death penalty have higher murder rates. I assume the same is true of societies that are at continual war.

Either life is precious or it's cheap.

What do you think?